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Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as it looked in 1859 when built.
Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The magnificent Newhall House, a hotel that dwarfed the neighboring buildings, opened in 1857. Hölzlhuber completed this sketch for the Neue illustriert...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: The maple and hickory forests in the old northwest were often plagued with fires during the summer months. Hölzlhuber, on a return journey from Niagara Fal...
Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.
Description: Portrait of John Wayles Hemings Jefferson in uniform.
Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.
Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Livesey house located at 719 E. Gorham Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulling a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer is driving the team, and other workers are in the...
Description: Oil painting portrait of a man. He is wearing an overcoat and dark top hat with two feathers in the hatband.
There is some confusion about the last name;...
Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.
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...
Description: Grey-tone painting of a Gisholt Automatic Lathe with a male operater standing on the right.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Women showing fabric to two men.
Description: Photograph of painted portrait of Governor Walter Goodland.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hugo Ballin's "Spirit of Labor" mural from the Wisconsin State Capitol building.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at the age of 38.
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
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