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Date: 1907 

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...

Painting

Orland S. Loomis

Date:  

Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of a painted portrait of Stevens Thomson Mason, the first governor of Michigan.

Date:  

Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Painting

Henry Gratiot

Date:  

Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...

Date: 1857-07-26 ca.

Description: At the opening of the railway, the locomotive 'Grand Rapids' was manned by the railroad personnel of the main plant in Hamilton. At the the head was Mr. Mu...

Painting

Samuel Marshall

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length portrait painting of Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.

Painting

Belgian Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulls a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer drives the team, and other workers are visible in th...

Painting

Lacrosse Game

Date: 1934-10-07 ca.

Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game on October 7, 1934.

Painting

Sarah F. Conover

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.

Date:  date unknown

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...

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: 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:  date unknown

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

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....

Painting

Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

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...

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