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Description: A wildlife scene featuring a buffalo.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9).
"Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...
Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10).
"There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...
Description: A view of several men working with a large pile of buffalo hides, and one man sitting atop that pile of hides.
Description: Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11).
"This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Misso...
Description: View of a buffalo and a cow standing near a fence at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...
Description: Close-up of a buffalo in Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Herds of bison and elk on the Upper Missouri River.
Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Rodeo producer, Verne Elliott (1890-1962) rides a bucking buffalo at a "Frontier Days" rodeo. Behind him, a circle of observers on horseback can be seen.
Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...
Description: Herd of Bison, on the Upper Missouri River.
Description: A Hawaiian farmer works in a field, ankle deep in water, with a water buffalo pulling a farming implement.
Description: A close-up of a buffalo standing alone on the prairie.
Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16)."The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and als...
Description: View of a herd of buffalo at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Poster advertising The Buffalo Shoppe at 1348 Williamson Street, in Madison, Wisconsin. Featured antiques, and an old time photo studio, with photos taken...
Description: A small herd of buffalo roam the 271-acre hobby "ranch" of Ed Shey and Peter Strand near Deansville. "Pete" Strand is standing next to the herd at the righ...
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