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Description: Painting by Cal Peters depicting the battle of Bad Axe at the Wisconsin River on August 2, 1832.

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Mastodon

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.

Date: 1910 

Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Signing of the American Constitution", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the west wall of t...

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Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, H√∂lzlhuber stayed for a day in the brick house of Heinrich Cordes, who had bought his land from an Irishman and built the house in 18...

Date: 1859-08-14 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...

Painting

Edward Salomon

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Edward Salomon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The three masted schooner, Rouse Simmons.

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.

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Absalom Townsend

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Description: Absalom A. Townsend -- "Born in New Jersey, Dec. 7, 1810. Settled near Gratiot's Grove, Wis., May 18, 1827; served in the Black Hawk war; filled various co...

Painting

Homeward Bound

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a lavender and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and neck for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfa...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a brown skirt and beige four-button cable-knit sweater over a black pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfas...

Painting

A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait engraving of George Washington seated with books and saber, from a painting by Chappel.

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: 1884 ca.

Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.

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