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Date: date unknown
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River. Trees and foliage line the banks.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of farm.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.
Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...
Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Randall Wilcox sitting.
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Generalized cross-section and stratigraphy of a typical Late Woodland effigy mound in Wisconsin.
Description: Painting of a county fair, depicting a grandstand, harnass racing, a ferris wheel and merry-go-round typical of the event. The fair gave farmers an opportu...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Colonel Robert Patterson (1753-1827). Patterson was a pioneer settler to both Kentucky and Ohio. He served in...
Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...
Description: Watercolor painting of a cascade of water over boulders in a stream. Trees and foliage grow on both sides.
The scene may be Madison Creek, west of Roxbur...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...
Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of a painted quarter-length portrait of Felix Walker, 1793-1828. Mr. Walker fought in the Revolutionary war alongside Daniel Boon...
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of a family with a woman on the left, a man standing in the center, and two young children. The backdrop is a pine...
Description: Portrait of Ole Bull in a suit holding a violin, poised to play.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
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