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Description: Detail of a painted portrait of Stevens Thomson Mason, the first governor of Michigan.
Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...
Description: Waist-up portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.
Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.
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...
Date: 1821 ca.
Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.
Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple pleated skirt and matching long sleeved, collarless tunic with five buttons for Audrey Hepburn in...
Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: An Ojibwa Indian man splits cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.
Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a green skirt and matching long-sleeve, five-button sweater jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffa...
Date: 1860-05-04 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...
Description: Drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a black sleeveless dress designed by Edith Head for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramoun...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Edward Salomon.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a gray skirt and gray five-button sweater for Audrey Hepburn's library scene in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (P...
Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.
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