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Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).

Painting

John P. Sheldon

Date:  

Description: Formal oil portrait of John Sheldon.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River. Steamers were very elegant and accommodating to the passengers; "Lady Harris" was of coloss...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.

Date: 1948 

Description: Center panel of the completed mural at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The image depicts wheat farming, one of the state's earliest and largest industrie...

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

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Painting

Daniel Bread

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Daniel Bread wearing a suit.

Painting

Four Arrowheads

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of four arrowheads used by PaleoIndians from Wisconsin. The types from left to right are: clovis, folsum, lanceolate and scottsbluff.

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...

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...

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for blue slacks and a white sweatshirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961).

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...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Reverend F.F. Ford house, at 1033 Spaight Street, was built by Mr. Harris prior to 1875 when it was purchased by Storer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Edward Winslow, who was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower as well as the Governor of the Plymouth, Massachuset...

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Before my retun to Europe, D. Brandis, the editor of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper in New York, invited me in March...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 

Description: Exterior of the Eben Peck cabin.

Painting

The Peddler

Date: 1841 

Description: Women showing fabric to two men.

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