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Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

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Description: Portrait painting of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...

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...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Oil on paper painting of a black butterfly by Alfred Bierstadt. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, the...

Date: 1850 

Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Exterior view of building with horse and carriage in foreground. Holzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster in this Jewish Synagogue.

Painting

Oneota Pottery

Date: 1997 

Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.

Date: 1917 

Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.

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

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: 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.

Painting

Logging Scene

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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...

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Description: Painting of Lyman Copeland Draper.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The educational institute for priests since 1854, built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two hour walk from the cit...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "The fertillity of the soil in North America, Canada, and especially in the state of Wisconsin, brought it about that the great...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:

"Friedrich Flersheim, who immigrated at the beginning of the '50's from Mecklenburg to Illinois, sold his farm and built for h...

Painting

Ke-wah-ten

Date: 1845 

Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a piece of pottery and a pan pipe created by late woodland mound builders of Wisconsin.

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Watercolor of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers marching through on their way to Fort Riley, April 1862. Created by John Gaddis of Company E.

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