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Date: 1857 ca.

Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...

Date: 1826 

Description: Portrait of the Chippewa Chief Shing-gaa-ba-w'sin (Figure'd Stone) drawn at the Treaty of Fond du Lac by J.O. Lewis.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a hand-car," Hölzlhuber wrote. Julius Movius, the General Agent fo...

Painting

William Hall

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.

Painting

John W. Quinney

Date: 1849 

Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).

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

Painting

Ebenezer Brigham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.

Painting

Chief Buffalo

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...

Painting

John Tyler

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States, from the National Collection of Fine Arts of the Smithsonian Institute. John Tyler was...

Date: 1917 

Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.

Date: 1966 

Description: Head and shoulders watercolor portrait of Sid Boyum, in profile. He is wearing a red winter hat with pom-pom and has a cigar in his mouth.

Painting

Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...

Date: 1862 

Description: Portrait of the governor in the executive chamber.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.

Painting

Bland Ballard

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Bland Ballard (1761-1853). Ballard was a noted Kentucky pioneer, and also served as a scout for General George...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Peshtigo Fire III. The River.

Date: 1833 

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....

Painting

James Duane Doty

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin territorial Governor James Duane Doty. Land speculator and judge, Doty engineered the selection of Madison as the permanent capital i...

Painting

Homeward Bound

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.

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