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Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a blue and white striped collarless pajama shirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954).
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...
Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.
Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a white, or perhaps ivory, skirt and plaid jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount,...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Lucien Stanley Hanks house, located at 216 Langdon Street, was built in 1877.
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: 1856 ca.
Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 Hölzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. His sketch shows six other ships on the water, one with two smok...
Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: A Catholic seminary since 1854, built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two-hour walk from the city of Milwaukee, it...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Grand Chute.
Description: An Ojibwa woman coils jack pine roots as she prepares to pack them. The roots will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 900 block East Gorham Street, ca. 1862-1893
Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.
Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.
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