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Painting

Fort Sumter

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of a harbor view of Fort Sumter. A sailboat sails through the foreground waters, and the fort stands in the background, with a United States fl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Indian man sits in front of a dwelling forming a bow or stem for a canoe that he's making.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "....At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, wareho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian man splits cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman caulks the seams of a canoe with pitch.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...

Painting

Menasha Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "....The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox Riv...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.

Date: 1964 

Description: The tractor-trailer used to transport and display the world's largest cheese at the 1964 World's Fair held in New York. The 34,591 pound cheddar was made i...

Painting

Farm Painting

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a country store in autumn. A man driving a horsedrawn wagon hauls full milkcans in the foreground and, to the right, several families are hauling i...

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

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Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.

Painting

Removing Bark

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 H√∂lzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. His sketch shows six other ships on the water, one with two smok...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State His...

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