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Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...
Description: Photograph of an oil portrait of Wisconsin Senator James Stout.
Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.
Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.
Description: " . . . At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itsel...
Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a yellow and white checked romper with a drawstring at the waist for Audrey Hepburn's "sleeping" costume in...
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...
Description: The three masted schooner, Rouse Simmons.
Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...
Description: Airbrushed painting of an unmarked delivery van, with editing notes for changes. All corners are rounded and the cab is more flat-fronted on added overlay...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The sandstone house known as Walker's Castle was located in the 900 block of East Gorham Street. According to newspaper articles, it was built in about 186...
Description: Watercolor painting of a cascade of water over boulders in a stream. Trees and foliage grow on both sides.
The scene may be Madison Creek, west of Roxbur...
Description: The Willett S. Main house, located at 511 North Carroll Street, was built in 1858.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...
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