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Description: A watercolor of a costumed indian dancer.
Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.
Date: date unknown
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...
Description: "....The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner fo...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Hercules L. Dousman.
Date: 1886-02-28 ca.
Description: Aboard the emigrant ship "The Tuisko." Passengers meet on the deck on nice days for storytelling, watching whales and sea life, playing cards and dominoes....
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: On an old Indian trail through extensive virgin forest from Lake Superior, Holzlhuber and several other trappers traveled upstream and came across the farm...
Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Edward Winslow, who was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower as well as the Governor of the Plymouth, Massachuset...
Description: Detail of a painted portrait of Stevens Thomson Mason, the first governor of Michigan.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...
Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...
Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Leonard J. Farwell.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...
Description: Photograph of painted portrait of Joseph McCarthy.
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
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