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Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hofmann and his family had immigrated from the Rhine region to America in 1848, where they began to cultivate the farm. It was a struggle for the family be...
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Elmside was built by Peter Van Bergen, a prominent builder of the 1840's, at 302 South Mills Street. The house was later owned by Dr. J.B. Bowen.
Date: date unknown
Description: A harvest scene in which an old-fashioned steam-powered tractor is hooked up to a threshing machine. There is a pile of coal next to the tractor and a tank...
Description: Boat and dock.
Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Watercolor painting of a man operating a sickle-bar mower, pulled by two horses. Cows, a large house, and rolling hills are all visible in the background....
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
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...
Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Portrait of Tshusick, an Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman, that appeared in Volume I of The History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Description: Sioux on horseback charging with weapons raised.
Description: Portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.
Description: Cover for the 1956 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some white flowers with green leaves, a lake, and some birds flying in t...
Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.
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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