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Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.
Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.
Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa Indian man splits cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of light blue denim capri pants and matching blue jacket with two large breast pockets for Audrey Hepburn in "B...
Description: Seven views of the fronts and backs of Edith Head costume designs in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor, including dresses, slacks, raincoats, and tops d...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier aiming a rifle, as seen from the rear. The study was created as part of the work of a group of German panorama a...
Description: Oil painting portrait of a man. He is wearing an overcoat and dark top hat with two feathers in the hatband.
There is some confusion about the last name;...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red, sleeveless dress with leopard print lining that has a dramatic cutaway in front revealing red ankle-...
Description: Portrait of John Wayles Hemings Jefferson in uniform.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple and green tunic over purple slacks with a purple sash for Audrey Hepburn's "party" costume in "Bre...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a rear view of light blue denim capri slacks and matching blue jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Ti...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a brown skirt and matching jacket with brown pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramo...
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
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: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Description: An Ojibwa man pulls up jack pine roots to sew bark on a canoe that he's making.
Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."
Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.
Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...
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