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Photograph

Old Harness Shop

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Description: View from across street of two buildings on Water Street during the 19th century. The building on the right was built in 1866 by Christian Schumm. It later...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

Date: 1911-07-01 

Description: A steam-powered centrifugal sand pump at work on the Wisconsin River during the construction of the power dam. Pilings of the coffer dam are visible in th...

Date: 1939-10-01 

Description: A group poses at the laying of the cornerstone for August Derleth's new house, the Place of Hawks. Attendees include, back row, left to right, E.B. Trimpey...

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Turk's Head in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and foliage can be seen to the right and below. The lake,...

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman holding a walking stick and wearing a hat and fur coat with a fur stole sitting on a ledge of ice at Skillet Falls. Bare trees fra...

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Description: A Mills Violano Virtuoso adds frets and strings to violins. This image was used in the original House on the Rock brochure.

Photograph

Three Dolls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Three dolls from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, are posed seated at a small table with a tea set. The dolls date from the m...

Photograph

Devil's Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from rocks of Devil's Lake. Several houses can be seen near a road that leads to the shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of German Baptist Church. There is a steeple above the arched entrance.

Date: 1931 

Description: View from road of a man standing near his overturned car smoking a cigarette. His coat is lying across the side of the car. In the background is a barbed w...

Photograph

Dell View Hotel

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The side entrance to the Dell View Hotel.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a mill with several figures and horse-drawn vehicles located around it.

Photograph

Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with laundry hanging in front and a man seated on the porch.

Date: 1959-04 

Description: Unity Chapel Cemetery on the day of Frank Lloyd Wright's funeral.

Photograph

The Red Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A deteriorating wooden structure with two gables on the front, identified as the Red Tavern between Kilbourn and Mauston, built in 1848.

Photograph

Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

Photograph

Norwegian Chest

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Scandinavian chest with old script and rosemaling. The metal fittings are handmade.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hand tinted photograph of a tree-framed scene along the shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. A large bluff dominates the backgroun...

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