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Description: Painting by Cal Peters depicting the battle of Bad Axe at the Wisconsin River on August 2, 1832.

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: 1858 ca.

Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Civil War cannon, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, painted by a group of German painters kno...

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil portrait, life-size, of Col. Stephen V. Shipman, of Chicago.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Painting

Birch Tree

Date:  

Description: Watercolor painting of a birch tree and another tree growing along an unpaved road. A fence is on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a man fishing in a stream below a dam.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper took H√∂lzlhuber to New York, and from there he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washingt...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

Painting

Eagle Dancers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of dancers.

Painting

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:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a bridge over a river, with pine trees on the right and a lone tree and foliage on the left.

Painting

Homeward Bound

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a chartreuse and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and neck for Audrey Hepburn's "sleepi...

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...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier with a rifle. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

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