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Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of farm.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...
Date: 1886-02-28 ca.
Description: The main deck of The Tuisco, showing groups of immigrant men, women, and a child in brightly colored clothing, conversing while standing below a ful...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River, shown here on choppy water in front of tree-covered bluffs. The ship has two smokestacks, f...
Description: Oil painting of Caroline Klauber, wife of Samuel Klauber.
Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.
Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...
Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...
Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here Hölzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...
Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...
Description: Portrait of the governor in the executive chamber.
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.
Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a wounded Union Civil War soldier partially reclining on the ground created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwauke...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The magnificent Newhall House, a hotel that dwarfed the neighboring buildings, opened in 1857. Hölzlhuber completed this sketch for the New Illustrated New...
Description: Portrait of James H. Lockwood.
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