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Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here Hölzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...
Date: date unknown
Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...
Description: Oil painting of Samuel Klauber.
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: 1837 ca.
Description: This is an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "Meinhard, Madi...
Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Conant Farmstead.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.
Description: Watercolor painting of Lake Monona from asylum grounds or Governor's Island. On the far shoreline is Madison and the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Lansing Hoyt house at 221 Monona Avenue was built in 1873 by Hoyt.
Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: A portrait of George Washington, our nations first president, possibly done by Gilbert Stuart.
Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.
Description: A painting of an archaic Indian mining for copper.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red pleated skirt and matching red collarless jacket over a red, blue, and black tartan plaid blouse. Als...
Description: The Napoleon B. Van Slyke house located at 510 N. Carroll Street. The house was built for Van Slyke by A. Kutzbock about 1868.
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: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
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