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Date: 1876-06 

Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.

Date: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for an olive green, long-sleeve, above-the-knee length dress for Audrey Hepburn's "Sing Sing" costume in "Break...

Date: 2009 

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of effigy mounds at the Nitschke Mound group.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of Caroline Allcott Stone. Head and shoulders portrait, facing slightly left but eyes gazing forward. She is wearin...

Painting

Bascom Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as it looked in 1859 when built.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Indian man sits in front of a dwelling forming a bow or stem for a canoe that he's making. In the background is a wigwam (or wetu).

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

Painting

John W. Quinney

Date: 1849 

Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Accompanying this sketch is H√∂lzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.

Painting

Holy Card

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Charles S. Hamilton in uniform.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Mr. Klaner, who had just come from Elberfeld to Canada in 1858, purchased this farm and worked it with his wife and children. Initially they were plagued b...

Date: 1932 

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...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Governor C.C. Washburn house was built in the 1850's and purchased by Samuel H. Marshall before completion, then by Mr. Ashmead of Philadelphia. Washbu...

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of John Arndt sitting and resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of General George Rogers Clark, as an older man. Clark is most well known for his role in the defense of the Nort...

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Hawley house, also called "The Evergreens" located on Route 4 (junction of Oregon Road and County Trunk D).

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