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Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...
Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).
Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...
Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.
Description: Peshtigo Fire III. The River.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a brown half-sleeve collarless tunic with a wide brown sash over pink, wide-legged pants. This is an altern...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Governor Nelson Dewey.
Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.
Description: Painting of a man fishing in a stream below a dam.
Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison seated, from a painting by Chappel.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Governor Louis P. Harvey, 7th governor of Wisconsin.
Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulling a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer is driving the team, and other workers are in the...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee
Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of Caroline Allcott Stone. Head and shoulders portrait, facing slightly left but eyes gazing forward. She is wearin...
Description: A drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a design for a yellow trench coat worn by Audrey Hepburn in the bus station scene in "Breakfast at Tif...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Governor William R. Taylor. He is wearing a suit and necktie, and is facing slightly towards the right.
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