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Painting

William F. Vilas

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Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

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...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

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Description: A painted portrait of Andrew Jacques Vieau, son of Jacques Vieau.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

Painting

Randall Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1941 

Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.

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...

Painting

Roswell Brown

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Roswell Brown in an oval frame with a name plaque.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Painting

Waumegesako

Date: 1839 

Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.

Date: 1862-06 

Description: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...

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...

Painting

Andrew G. Miller

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Description: Portrait of Andrew G. Miller.

Date: 1865 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Leonard J. Farwell.

Painting

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy rides the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer loads hay into the barn during haying time in July.

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1997 

Description: A painting of an archaic Indian mining for copper.

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Description: Painting of Lyman Copeland Draper.

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