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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...

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.

Painting

Tshusick

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshusick, an Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman, that appeared in Volume I of The History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall.

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Description: Portrait painting of Governor William H. Upham.

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Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Appeal of the Legionary to Caesar Augustus", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the east wal...

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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...

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: 1964 

Description: The tractor-trailer used to transport and display the world's largest cheese at the 1964 World's Fair held in New York. The 34,591 pound cheddar was made i...

Painting

Fort Lincoln

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.

Date: 1862-03 

Description: Ossawattamie, Kansas, as it appeared at the time the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer's passed through on their march from Leavenworth to Fort Scott in March of 18...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Mr. Klaner, who immigrated only in 1858 from Elberfeld to Canada, purchased the farm which I sketched here, and he looked afte...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler, Jr.

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...

Date: 1856 

Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...

Painting

Thayendanegea

Date: 1786 

Description: Print of a Gilbert Stuart painted portrait of Thayendangea (known also as Joseph Brant). He wears a feathered headdress and a shell around his neck.

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

Shelter Madness

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...

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Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...

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