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Description: Levi Sterling — "Born in Woodford county, Ky., Jan 2,, 1804. Arrived at Galena, March, 1826, and in May located near Mineral Point, Wis.; served as sheriff...
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...
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: 1866 ca.
Description: "....At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, wareho...
Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Hercules L. Dousman.
Description: A watercolor of a costumed indian dancer.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red pleated skirt and matching red collarless jacket over a red, blue, and black tartan plaid blouse. Als...
Description: Elevated view of Indian village, along a river, (in a painted reconstruction) during an Indian ceremony.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 900 block East Gorham Street, ca. 1862-1893
Date: 1821 ca.
Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a blue and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and shoelace straps for Audrey Hepburn's "s...
Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.
Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.
Description: An Ojibwa man kneels on the ground to roll up cedar bark that will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.
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