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Description: A painted portrait of young George Washington in the uniform of a British Colonial Colonel. The portrait was possibly made by Peale (Charles Wilson?) and o...
Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...
Description: Germania Building with streetcars, automobiles, and pedestrians on the south side of W. Wells Street between N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 2nd Street.
Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.
Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...
Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....
Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...
Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are two geese and a duck on a lake. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded in...
Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.
Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: After a walking tour Holzlhuber stayed in Forest City to recuperate from the arduous hike. He stayed at the Hotel Victoria.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
Description: A farm boy rides the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer loads hay into the barn during haying time in July.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: A watercolor of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. This panel displays the history of Wisconsin exploration, mos...
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: Print of a Gilbert Stuart painted portrait of Thayendangea (known also as Joseph Brant). He wears a feathered headdress and a shell around his neck.
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...
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