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Painting

Henry Gratiot

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Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

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Description: Oil portrait of Sherburn S. Merrill.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler, Jr.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Andrew Proudfit house located at 113 West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber took the railway to Lake Horicon where he was taken in by the small community that had developed. "They were their own builders of houses and sh...

Painting

John Winslow

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of the portrait painting of John Winslow who was a passenger on the Fortune, a boat like the Mayflower, on which two of his brothers were passengers...

Painting

South Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: South Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1855 as the second University building. It was used initially for gene...

Painting

Waumegesako

Date: 1839 

Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.

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: 1833 

Description: Abigail Louise Smith Tallmadge (1804-1857) was the daughter of a New York judge and the mother of nine children. This portrait of Mrs. Tallmadge was painte...

Painting

Absalom Townsend

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Description: Absalom A. Townsend -- "Born in New Jersey, Dec. 7, 1810. Settled near Gratiot's Grove, Wis., May 18, 1827; served in the Black Hawk war; filled various co...

Date: 1859-09 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "On my first extensive trip to Lower Canada in Sept. 1859, when I was already a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illust...

Painting

Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...

Painting

Pocahontas

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: John H. Knight house, 28 East Gilman Street, built by Napoleon B. Van Slyke in 1858. Later owned by Knight, then Dr. George Keenan.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. This panel displays the history of Wisconsin exploration, mos...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

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