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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Valeska Suratt, in a tall dark hat, stares intensely at the camera while holding a vase against her cheek.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of two women standing for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. The women are dressed identically and are wearing skirts,...

Date: 1951-04-18 

Description: After his dismissal by President Truman, General Douglas MacArthur returned to the United States and was welcomed as a folk hero. The adulation heaped on...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: An early waist-up publicity portrait of Valeska Suratt sitting on a chair. She wears an intricate lace dress and a large hat covered with feathers.

Date: 1946-06-05 

Description: Two painters, shown on a Company scaffold from Safway Steel Scaffolds, at Villa Maria, 615 Howard Place. Safway Steel Scaffolds Company, offices at 940 Wil...

Photograph

Woman and Child

Date:  

Description: A studio portrait of a seated woman wearing a hat and a young girl leaning towards her in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1913 

Description: Stacy Studio head and shoulders portrait of the Vitagraph star John Bunny.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a jacket and dress with a large flower on the belt.

Photograph

Valeska Suratt

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: An early full-length publicity portrait of Valeska Suratt in an interesting pose: arms straight out, palms down, as if she were warming by a fire. She wear...

Painting

Chief Buffalo

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from balcony of Ocean Grove Auditorium, built in 1894. The vast seating provided space for the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association. A platform stan...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the "Romance of the Reaper" film for use in Australia. The poster features an illustration of Cyrus Hall McCormick building the firs...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Historical Essay

Vinnie Ream Marble Sculpture

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Spirito Del Carnevale (Spirit of the Carnival)sculpture by Vinnie Ream, 1870. (Museum Object #1965.270.2)

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman standing near a table wearing a dress with her hand held behind her back. The dress has fringe de...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Second Congregational Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: H.H. Bennett and men posed on bow of "Dell Queen" steamboat. Two men with violins, one with harp.

Photograph

John Bunny

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Stacy Studio head and shoulders portrait of the Vitagraph star John Bunny.

Photograph

Lincoln Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench curves around the statue, which sits in...

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