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Painting

A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Painting

Felling the Tree

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, dropping off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date: 1862-04-24 

Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...

Painting

James Robertson

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of James Robertson. Robertson was a contemporary of Daniel Boone and was active in the exploration of the State of...

Painting

Ella Giles House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The main deck of The Tuisco, showing groups of immigrant men, women, and a child in brightly colored clothing, conversing while standing below a ful...

Painting

Farm Painting

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry B√∂rnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...

Date: 1960 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing. Behind the man is a wigwam (or wetu).

Painting

William Kidd

Date:  date unknown

Description: Encased miniature quarter-length portrait painted on ivory of William Kidd, from Ballston Spring, New York.

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: 1833 

Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....

Painting

John W. Reynolds

Date:  

Description: Painted portrait of Democrat John Whitcome Reynolds.

Painting

Chief Buffalo

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Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...

Painting

Silo Filling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...

Date: 1852 

Description: Oil painting portrait of a man. He is wearing an overcoat and dark top hat with two feathers in the hatband.

There is some confusion about the last name;...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for an olive green, long-sleeve, above-the-knee length dress for Audrey Hepburn's "Sing Sing" costume in "Break...

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