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Painting

One Large Sheet

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.

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Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

Date: 1957 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a floor-length black evening gown with black overcoat with white collar, designed by Edith Head for Kim Nov...

Date: 1911 

Description: View along dirt path in a park. There is a soldier's monument in the background just beyond trees, and a brick building on the left.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: In September 1859, by which time he was a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper, H√∂lzlhuber took his first extensive trip to lower...

Painting

Thayendanegea

Date: 1786 

Description: Print of a Gilbert Stuart painted portrait of Thayendangea (known also as Joseph Brant). He wears a feathered headdress and a shell around his neck.

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Description: Quarter-length painted portrait of Harrison Ludington (1812-1891).

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Description: A man standing on the left has his hands on the control panel of a Gisholt lathe. Graytone painting.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1856 

Description: "The second view at the Kakalin, from the north side of the river, shows the first or guard lock in the foreground and beyond the dam the large frame build...

Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

Painting

Henry Gratiot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...

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Description: Elevated view of Indian village, along a river, (in a painted reconstruction) during an Indian ceremony.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: On a very hot day in August 1858 H√∂lzlhuber visited the farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who had immigrated to Canada eleven years previously with his wife...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Indian man sits in front of a dwelling forming a bow or stem for a canoe that he's making. In the background is a wigwam (or wetu).

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: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Date: 1959 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a black evening dress with criss-cross straps in front and a red full overcoat with fur cuffs made for Shir...

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Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.

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