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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple and green tunic over purple slacks with a purple sash for Audrey Hepburn's "party" costume in "Bre...
Date: date unknown
Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Music Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1851 as the first building on campus.
Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a green skirt and green tweed jacket with white pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Par...
Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...
Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a brown skirt and matching jacket with brown pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramo...
Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...
Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.
Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.
Description: View of Main Street, looking north on Gasper Street.
Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: On June 20, 1856 Hölzlhuber took a two-wheeled horse cart from the Lake Shore Railroad depot in Milwaukee to East Water Street and the home of his hosts, t...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a rear view of light blue denim capri slacks and a broadly checked green and white pullover for Audrey Hepbu...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.
Description: Portrait of John Starkweather.
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