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Three Pond Brothers

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the three Pond brothers, George F., James B., and Homer. They all have beards and moustaches. Two of the...
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Portrait of Samuel Marshall

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Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.
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The Foremost in Battle-Chief of the Sioux Tribe

Date: 1835
Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...
Book or Pamphlet

Symbolic Petition of the Chippewa Chiefs

Date: 1851
Description: This image was copied by artist Seth Eastman in 1849 and printed in Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's The History of the Indian Tribes of the United States, Hist...
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...
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Domestic Staff with Work Utensils

Date: 1890
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
Painting

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
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Theodora Youmans Holding Wisconsin Flag

Date: 1915
Description: Portrait of Theodora Youmans (Mrs. Henry), President of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association, holding a Wisconsin flag and standing in front of a paint...
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Pehriska-Ruhpa, Minitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance

Date: 1832
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.
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Henry Mathews

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Description: Portrait of Henry Mathews, 1866-1941, an early African American resident, holding the tools of his trade in front of a painted backdrop. He was a stone mas...
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Young Eagle

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Description: Posed portrait of Ho-Chunk man, Young Eagle, also called Chack-Scheb-Nee-Neik-Ah.
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George and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar

Date: 1920
Description: Studio portrait of George Monegar (EwaOnaGinKah) and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar (LeBaWinKah) posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearin...
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Studio Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman and Child

Date: May 07 1913
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child is wearing a fur hat, and the woman...
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Mrs. John H. Kinzie

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. John Kinzie, born Juliette Augusta Magill (1808-1870), author of "Wau-Bun," from an oil painting made in 1855 by G.P.A. Healey.
Painting

Pocahontas

Date: 1832
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Painting

Andrew Jacques Vieau

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Description: A painted portrait of Andrew Jacques Vieau, son of Jacques Vieau.
Painting

Cadwallader Colden Washburn

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Description: Portrait.
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Waumegesako

Date: 1839
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
Photograph

Portrait of Winnebago Indians

Date: 1890
Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...
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View of the Great Treaty Held at Prairie du Chien

Date: September 1825
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...

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