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Logging Scene

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Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Simeon Mills house located at 2709 Sommers Avenue.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

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Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.

Date: 1858-08 

Description: In 1848, the artist traveled on the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamer "Winona," and created this work.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil portrait, life-size, of Col. Stephen V. Shipman, of Chicago.

Painting

Iwa-toke

Date: 1845 

Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."

Painting

Fort Lincoln

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Civil War cannon, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, painted by a group of German painters kno...

Painting

Ke-wah-ten

Date: 1845 

Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."

Date: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Date: 1856 

Description: "At the Grand Kakalin where the river runs almost directly eastward, Brookes and Stevenson paused to paint two scenes. One was a broad landscape showing th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

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