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Date: 1987 ca.

Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...

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Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painted portrait of young George Washington in the uniform of a British Colonial Colonel. The portrait was possibly made by Peale (Charles Wilson?) and o...

Painting

James Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison seated, from a painting by Chappel.

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: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of royal blue harem pants and matching shell top with a long, flowing aqua scarf for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfa...

Painting

Henry Dodge

Date: 1836 

Description: A detail of a full-length portrait of Henry Dodge.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...

Date: 1856 

Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...

Painting

Felling the Tree

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...

Date: 1862-03 

Description: Ossawattamie, Kansas, as it appeared at the time the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer's passed through on their march from Leavenworth to Fort Scott in March of 18...

Date: 1993 

Description: Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy was born on December 5, 1901 at 711 Langdon Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. (1929) and an M.A. (1930) in hist...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A Catholic seminary since 1854, the Salesianum was built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two-hour walk from the ci...

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

Painting

Ramsay Crooks

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of birch trees in a m...

Painting

Levi Sterling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Levi Sterling — "Born in Woodford county, Ky., Jan 2,, 1804. Arrived at Galena, March, 1826, and in May located near Mineral Point, Wis.; served as sheriff...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple and green tunic over purple slacks with a purple sash for Audrey Hepburn's "party" costume in "Bre...

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

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