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Painting

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
Back of painting reads: "Madison in June 1837 after photo taken by E.E. Bailey" and "Peck's cabin by Dengel." The Eben Peck cabin was the first house built in Madison, Wisconsin. <p>Based upon later correspondence with a relative of artist, Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) painted this painting using a photo or engraving of E.E. Bailey's painting. Isabella painted this painting for George Burrows in exchange for another painting he had given her. The Dengel farm was on the site of the present Burrows Park. The State Historical Society of Wisconsin received the painting after the 1919 death of Burrows' son, George T. Burrows, according to terms set forth in the elder Burrows' will.
DESCRIPTION
Back of painting reads: "Madison in June 1837 after photo taken by E.E. Bailey" and "Peck's cabin by Dengel." The Eben Peck cabin was the first house built in Madison, Wisconsin.

Based upon later correspondence with a relative of artist, Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) painted this painting using a photo or engraving of E.E. Bailey's painting. Isabella painted this painting for George Burrows in exchange for another painting he had given her. The Dengel farm was on the site of the present Burrows Park. The State Historical Society of Wisconsin received the painting after the 1919 death of Burrows' son, George T. Burrows, according to terms set forth in the elder Burrows' will.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2859
Creation Date: 1893
Creator Name:Dengel, Isabella
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:WHS Museum Collection
Genre:Painting
Original Format Type:paintings
Original Format Number:1941.419
Original Dimensions:22 x 15 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Originally filed as PH 5-5413 in Visual Materials Oversize. Unframed. Additional early identifying numbers, 42.219 and 1942.419. Re-identified as 1941.419.
SUBJECTS
Cabins
Log cabins
Barrels
Painting
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Cities and towns
Indians of North America
Tipis
Wisconsin
Landscape
Land use, Rural
Men
Pioneers
Women
Canoes and canoeing
Wagons
Lakes
Shorelines

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