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Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.
Date: date unknown
Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by J. Vanderlyn.
Description: Watercolor painting of a hunter walking in tall grass among trees above a group of buildings, perhaps cabins, on the shoreline of Cherokee Marsh.
Description: Black velvet painting of a memorial cross, with flowers.
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...
Description: Painted scene of an Indian guide paddling, Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary standing, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader paddling, in a canoe exploring t...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Levi B. Vilas house at 521 North Henry Street after the porch and steps were remodeled by Arthur O. Fox, brother of Mrs. William F. Vilas, who purchase...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...
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: 1987 ca.
Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of John A. Johnson, painted by James Reeve Stuart. Johnson was a prominent Norwegian immigrant who became a farmer, newspaper journ...
Description: Germania Building with streetcars, automobiles, and pedestrians on the south side of W. Wells Street between N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 2nd Street.
Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).
Description: An Ojibwa woman coils jack pine roots as she prepares to pack them. The roots will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hölzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...
Description: Watercolor painting of a country road with a small barn in the distance. Trees are on the right and left, and foliage covers the ground.
May be based on...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.
Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of Caroline Allcott Stone. Head and shoulders portrait, facing slightly left but eyes gazing forward. She is wearin...
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