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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

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

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Formal painted portrait of Governor Nelson Dewey.

Date: 1862-06 

Description: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...

Painting

Henry Dodge

Date: 1836 

Description: A detail of a full-length portrait of Henry Dodge.

Painting

Lacrosse Game

Date: 1934-10-07 ca.

Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game on October 7, 1934.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Watercolor painting of a man operating a sickle-bar mower, pulled by two horses. Cows, a large house, and rolling hills are in the background. The painti...

Painting

Bashford House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Bashford house located at 423 North Pinckney Avenue.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Oil on paper painting of a black butterfly by Alfred Bierstadt. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, the...

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...

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...

Painting

Moses M. Strong

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted portrait of Moses Strong.

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of prehistoric Indians building an effigy mound.

Painting

Merry Christmas

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Holiday card, hand painted on an oval piece of wood. Image is of a little girl in profile wearing a yellow dress with black polka dots and a red bonnet hol...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Jairus Cassius Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, built this house in 1850 at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.

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