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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

Ella Giles House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.

Painting

James Monroe

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by J. Vanderlyn.

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at the age of 38.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman caulks the seams of a canoe with pitch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man hunting ducks standing in the marsh with his gun raised, aiming it into the air. He is wearing a hunting jacket. In the marsh are two ducks floating on...

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, H√∂lzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...

Date: 1960 

Description: Drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a black sleeveless dress designed by Edith Head for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramoun...

Painting

John A. Johnson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of John A. Johnson, painted by James Reeve Stuart. Johnson was a prominent Norwegian immigrant who became a farmer, newspaper journ...

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for light blue capri pants and matching short-sleeved blue shirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...

Painting

Henry Gratiot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The John A. Johnson house, located at 316 Wisconsin Avenue, was probably built by John Gripper who lived there in 1868. The house was purchased by Johnson...

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...

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: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for blue slacks, probably blue jeans, and a white sweatshirt for Audrey Hepburn's "hair drying" costume in "Bre...

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