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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of General George Rogers Clark, as an older man. Clark is most well known for his role in the defense of the Nort...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier with a rifle. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Painting

Ke-wah-ten

Date: 1845 

Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Painting

William Hall

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a human figure dancing. The background is decorated with dots and lines in various colors. At the bottom the caption reads: "Virginia Davis Dan...

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of John Arndt sitting and resting his hands on a cane.

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...

Painting

James Madison

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1917 before

Description: Watercolor, painted by Max Otto, of Main Hall (later renamed Bascom Hall) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The watercolor predates the 1917 fire tha...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. H√∂lzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...

Date: 1833 

Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Date: 1908 

Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Ranzer's prosperous farm was hewn out of the forest rather than the prairie. This was "of course more difficult" and needed hired help to fell and burn the...

Date: 1864 

Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ink and watercolor of prehistoric mounds near the mouth of Haigs Creek and the Scioto River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of two men drinking at a bar. They are wearing hats and suits, and with oversized, red noses. The caption reads: "Lots of local color, 'eh?"

Date: 1958 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a beige jacket with black slacks designed by Edith Head for Kim Novak in "Vertigo" (Paramount 1958).

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: View of Manitowoc from the North side.

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