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Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River, somewhere between Lake Monona and Lake Mendota.

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Painting

Chief Oshkosh

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.

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...

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: 1960 

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...

Painting

Tshusick

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.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a piece of pottery and a pan pipe created by late woodland mound builders of Wisconsin.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: View of Manitowoc from the North side.

Painting

Garnhart House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...

Date: 1998 

Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

Date:  

Description: Oil portrait of Sherburn S. Merrill.

Date: 1856 

Description: "At the Grand Kakalin where the river runs almost directly eastward, Brookes and Stevenson paused to paint two scenes. One was a broad landscape showing th...

Painting

Caroline Klauber

Date: 1868 

Description: Oil painting of Caroline Klauber, wife of Samuel Klauber.

Date: 1963 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a bright green and pink trillium. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded in...

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Painting

Peshtigo Fire

Date:  

Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.

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