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Painting

Ole Bull

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Ole Bull in a suit holding a violin, poised to play.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...

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....

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Description: Photograph of Mrs. John Kinzie, born Juliette Augusta Magill (1808-1870), author of "Wau-Bun," from an oil painting made in 1855 by G.P.A. Healey.

Date: 1960 

Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

Painting

Moses M. Strong

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted portrait of Moses Strong.

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of prehistoric Indians building an effigy mound.

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Painting

John W. Reynolds

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Description: Painted portrait of Democrat John Whitcome Reynolds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...

Painting

Shelter Madness

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration created using cutout photographs and white, gray and black paint on cream colored paper. The scene depicts, in profile, a man pulling a loa...

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