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Description: Pecatonica Battle Ground.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.
Date: date unknown
Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...
Description: "....The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox Riv...
Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Appeal of the Legionary to Caesar Augustus", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the east wal...
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.
Description: Cover for the 1966 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are two pink lady slipper orchids. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded...
Description: Portrait of Gaylord Nelson.
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: 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: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a long sleeve red shirt dress with five buttons, a belted waist, and brown gloves for Audrey Hepburn in "Br...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and light green jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). The j...
Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...
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...
Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a blue and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and shoelace straps for Audrey Hepburn's "s...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: This Italianate sandstone house was built in 1856 by Julius T. White at 130 East Gilman Street. The house was later owned by J.G. Thorp, whose daughter mar...
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.
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