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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: On June 20, 1856 H√∂lzlhuber took a two-wheeled horse cart from the Lake Shore Railroad depot in Milwaukee to East Water Street and the home of his hosts, t...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and brown tweed jacket over a red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Par...

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: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.

Date: 1856 

Description: " . . . At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itsel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The three masted schooner, Rouse Simmons.



Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...


John P. Sheldon


Description: Formal oil portrait of John Sheldon.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a wounded Union Civil War soldier partially reclining on the ground created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwauke...


Garnhart House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...


William Hall

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.

Date: 1866 

Description: "Old Abe The Live Wisconsin War Eagle," eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment painted from life perched on a flag pole.


Bugler with Flag

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chromolithograph depicting a young bugler holding a bugle to his mouth. With his left hand, he is holding an American flag on a pole, with the flag partly...

Date: 1872 

Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...

Date: 1857 

Description: Pecatonica Battle Ground.


Rodolf Farm

Date: 1834 

Description: View of Rodolf farm.

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.

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