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Date: 1856 

Description: Battle scene.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The John A. Johnson house, located at 316 Wisconsin Avenue, was probably built by John Gripper who lived there in 1868. The house was purchased by Johnson...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Benjamin Franklin Hopkins house, 142 East Gilman Street, built by Hopkins about 1850. The house was later owned by Dr. Williams Jacobs. The square bay...

Date:  date unknown

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

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

Pocahontas

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.

Painting

Oneota Pottery

Date: 1997 

Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...

Painting

Samuel Marshall

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length portrait painting of Samuel Marshall.

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Description: Portrait painting of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...

Date: 1859-11 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "In November 1859, I went from St. Louis on the steamer 'Planet', a stately ship which offered every conceivable comfort; we we...

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

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Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...

Painting

Ole Bull

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Ole Bull in a suit holding a violin, poised to play.

Painting

A Farm Auction

Date:  date unknown

Description: An auctioneer, a clerk, and a helper stand on a stage on a farm conducting an auction as potential bidders surround them. Farming equipment and other items...

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Description: Sioux on horseback charging with weapons raised.

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: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Painting

Orland S. Loomis

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Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.

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