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Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
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: 1939 ca.
Description: The Simeon Mills house, located at 222 Monona Avenue.
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as it looked in 1859 when built.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Bland Ballard (1761-1853). Ballard was a noted Kentucky pioneer, and also served as a scout for General George...
Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: Accompanying this sketch is Hölzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.
Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a long-sleeve green shirt dress with six buttons and one breast pocket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...
Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a green skirt and matching long-sleeve, five-button sweater jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffa...
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...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for an above-the-knee length black dress with a short-sleeved black jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...
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