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Painting

Samuel Marshall

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Description: Quarter-length portrait painting of Samuel Marshall.

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Description: Painting of Lyman Copeland Draper.

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Painting

Absalom Townsend

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Description: Absalom A. Townsend -- "Born in New Jersey, Dec. 7, 1810. Settled near Gratiot's Grove, Wis., May 18, 1827; served in the Black Hawk war; filled various co...

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.

Date: 1938 ca.

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

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...

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Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...

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

Date: 1953 ca.

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

Date: 1948 

Description: Center panel of the completed mural at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The image depicts wheat farming, one of the state's earliest and largest industrie...

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...

Painting

Chief Buffalo

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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: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

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Description: Portrait of Father Mazzuchelli.

Painting

Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait.

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...

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