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Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Eleazer Williams.

Painting

Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here H√∂lzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

Date: 2009 

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of effigy mounds at the Nitschke Mound group.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a lavender and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and neck for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

Date: 1961 

Description: Twelve views of the fronts and backs of Edith Head costume designs in pencil, ink, and watercolor, including dresses, slacks and tops designed for Audrey H...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painted portrait of young George Washington in the uniform of a British Colonial Colonel. The portrait was possibly made by Peale (Charles Wilson?) and o...

Painting

Leitch House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Leitch house located at 752 E. Gorham Street.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Painting

Absalom Townsend

Date:  

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...

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Date: 1966 

Description: Cover for the 1966 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are two pink lady slipper orchids. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of pine trees in a me...

Painting

Henry Dodge

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.

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