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Date:  date unknown

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...

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

Date: 1850 

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...

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Description: Germania Building with streetcars, automobiles, and pedestrians on the south side of W. Wells Street between N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 2nd Street.

Painting

Reid Residence

Date: 1892 

Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.

Date: 1862-04-24 

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...

Date: 1833 

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....

Date: 1972 

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...

Date: 1968 

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...

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Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.

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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...

Painting

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1948 

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...

Painting

Thayendanegea

Date: 1786 

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.

Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1862-05 

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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