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Description: Waist-up portrait of Edward Salomon.
Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hofmann and three sons had emigrated in 1848 from the Rhine region to northern Wisconsin. Initially they had no neighbors for a distance of four to five ho...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.
Description: Portrait painting of Governor William H. Upham.
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...
Description: Portrait of Ole Bull in a suit holding a violin, poised to play.
Description: Hölzlhuber traveled on American railways frequently and marveled that they wouldn't have been accepted as usable in Europe. This sketch of the tunnel on th...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red pleated skirt and matching red collarless jacket over a red, blue, and black tartan plaid blouse. Als...
Description: Ink and watercolor of prehistoric mounds near the mouth of Haigs Creek and the Scioto River.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: The home of Moses Strong, a prominent attorney, politician, speculator and land agent who moved to Wisconsin Territory and settled in Mineral Point in 1836...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.
Description: Engraved image of a Native American in a headdress riding a running horse. Dacners can be seen in the background.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Colonel Robert Patterson (1753-1827). Patterson was a pioneer settler to both Kentucky and Ohio. He served in...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Painting of farm depicting farmhouse, barn, and windmill.
Located east of Gotham on Old Lone Rock Road.
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
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