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Description: Painting of farmer with a steam powered tractor.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a coffee colored skirt and matching jacket with red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"...
Description: Oil painting of a double row of willow trees on University Bay Drive. A trail winds between them. Boulders line the shore of Lake Mendota on the left. A tu...
Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.
Description: A watercolor of a set of archaic Indian deer hunters with their kill.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Levi B. Vilas house at 521 North Henry Street after the porch and steps were remodeled by Arthur O. Fox, brother of Mrs. William F. Vilas, who purchase...
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River in winter near Lake Monona. The trees are reflected in the ice.
Description: Diorama(?) depicting the test of the first mechanical reaper by Cyrus McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The display was likely part of Intern...
Description: Women showing fabric to two men.
Date: 1900 before
Description: Holy card with watercolor of a wreath of white flowers encircling an open book resting on a cross and crown of thorns.
Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman Copeland Draper.
Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.
Date: 1821 ca.
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.
Description: A depiction of groups of people viewing a panorama of landscapes on red walls in a large room, some seated at round tables. This sketch accompanies an Aust...
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