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Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River. Trees and foliage line the banks.
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.
Description: Watercolor painting of a hunter walking in tall grass among trees above a group of buildings, perhaps cabins, on the shoreline of Cherokee Marsh.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm had been cultivated since the early 1850s by Mr. Ludemann, "a very pleasant Saxon with his very pleasant wife...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: In August 1858, Hölzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...
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: 1938 ca.
Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.
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...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a pink floor-length robe for Joan Blackman in "Career" (Paramount 1959).
Description: John H. Knight house, 28 East Gilman Street, built by Napoleon B. Van Slyke in 1858. Later owned by Knight, then Dr. George Keenan.
Date: 1934-10-07 ca.
Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game.
Description: Portrait of Governor Tommy Thompson of Wisconsin, 1986-2000.
Description: View of Manitowoc from the North side.
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: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...
Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).
Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.
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 cou...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
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