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Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...
Date: 1860-05-04 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...
Description: Portrait of Father Mazzuchelli.
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee shoreline as well as numerou...
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.
Description: Sioux on horseback charging with weapons raised.
Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.
Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and brown tweed jacket over a red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Par...
Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...
Description: A farm boy rides the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer loads hay into the barn during haying time in July.
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...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of John A. Johnson, painted by James Reeve Stuart. Johnson was a prominent Norwegian immigrant who became a farmer, newspaper journ...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a long-sleeve green shirt dress with six buttons and one breast pocket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a rear view of light blue denim capri slacks and matching blue jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Ti...
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.
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