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Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hand oil painted holiday card on wood. The scene is a seashore with foliage and rocks, two houses in the distance, and a snow-covered mountain in the backg...
Description: A threshing scene during harvest time. In the background, the separater tender stands on the thresher overseeing the whole operation. He has a weighing dev...
Description: A watercolor of a costumed indian dancer.
Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Edward Winslow, who was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower as well as the Governor of the Plymouth, Massachuset...
Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Elizabeth Paddy Winsley, who was of Plymouth, Massachusetts Colony ancestry. Elizabeth was marred to John Wensley, a ver...
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of dancers.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Oil on paper painting of a black butterfly by Alfred Bierstadt. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, the...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
Description: James K. Proudfit, adjutant general of Wisconsin, in uniform.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painted view of Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.
Description: Portrait painting of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...
Description: Portrait of John Wayles Hemings Jefferson in uniform.
Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.
Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Portrait of Tshusick, an Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman, that appeared in Volume I of The History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall.
Description: A depiction of people viewing a panorama that consists of twelve continuous paintings.
Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).
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