Date: 1907 

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...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Oscar D. Brandenburg house, 22 Langdon Street. Later the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house. Razed and replaced in 1972 by the Langdon Apartments. Oscar...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.


Reid Residence

Date: 1892 

Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.


Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

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: 1849 

Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.


Description: Left panel of the Wisconsin History Centennial mural by William A. McCloy. Assuming a prominent place is Robert M. La Follette, Sr. He is standing in fro...


Main Street

Date: 1938 

Description: View of Main Street, looking north on Gasper Street.

Date: 1998 

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...


Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...



Date: 1841 

Description: View of Watertown.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, H√∂lzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a white half-length terry cloth belted trench coat for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramoun...


Caroline Klauber

Date: 1868 

Description: Oil painting of Caroline Klauber, wife of Samuel Klauber.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple and green tunic over purple slacks with a purple sash for Audrey Hepburn's "party" costume in "Bre...

Date:  date unknown

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: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a green skirt and matching long-sleeve, five-button sweater jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffa...


Roswell Brown


Description: Portrait of Roswell Brown in an oval frame with a name plaque.

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