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John W. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).
Painting

The Landfall of Jean Nicolet

Date: 1907
Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Painting

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
Painting

Chief Oshkosh

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Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.
Painting

Braddock's Defeat

Date: July 09 1755
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

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809
Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
Painting

Wisconsin Heights Battlefield

Date: 1856
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.
Painting

Governor Nelson Dewey

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Governor Nelson Dewey.
Print

Black Hawk (Mac-cut-i-mish-e-ca-cu-cac)

Date: 1833
Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.
Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859
Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.
Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856
Description: Waist-up portrait of John Arndt sitting and resting his hands on a cane.
Painting

Bad Axe Battleground

Date: 1856
Description: This landscape painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson depicts a broad view of the confluence of Bad Axe and Mississippi Rivers; site of...
Painting

Governor Coles Bashford

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Description: Portrait of Coles Bashford, Wisconsin's fifth governor.
Painting

Battle of Chickamauga, 1863

Date: 1925
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
Painting

Daniel Bread

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Daniel Bread wearing a suit.
Painting

Ebenezer Brigham

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Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Painting

Ebenezer Brigham

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Painting

Ole Bull

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Description: Portrait of Ole Bull in a suit holding a violin, poised to play.
Painting

James Davie Butler

Date: 1888
Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.

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