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Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The Newhall House,one of the most magnificent hotels in the United States, opened on August 10, 1856. Amid smaller houses and establishments the hotel was...

Date: 1862 

Description: Portrait of the governor in the executive chamber.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Oil on paper painting of a black butterfly by Alfred Bierstadt. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, the...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house built by James McBride at 200 Farwell Drive. The house was later owned by Halle Steensland, Samuel H. Marshall, and Robert M. La Follette.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a chartreuse and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and neck for Audrey Hepburn's "sleepi...

Painting

Moses Kneeland

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1891-12 

Description: Engraved image of a Native American in a headdress riding a running horse. Dacners can be seen in the background.

Date: 1932 

Description: Diorama(?) depicting the test of the first mechanical reaper by Cyrus McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The display was likely part of Intern...

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Formal painted portrait of Governor Nelson Dewey.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...

Painting

James Duane Doty

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin territorial Governor James Duane Doty. Land speculator and judge, Doty engineered the selection of Madison as the permanent capital i...

Painting

Tying With Wigub

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man sits on the ground tying cedar materials with wigub as a woman looks on. The cedar will be used in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee shoreline as well as numerou...

Painting

John W. Quinney

Date: 1849 

Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and brown tweed jacket over a red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Par...

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait of James H. Lockwood.

Date:  

Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...

Date: 1917 

Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.

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