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First Lake Dane County

Date: 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.
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Birch Trees on Knoll

Date: 1852
Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.
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Farm and Trees

Date: 1852
Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.
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Oak Trees

Date: September 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.
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Bur Oaks

Date: August 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.
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Madison Landscape

Date: 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...
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Black Earth Valley

Date: 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly tree-covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses are sitting at the base of hills on...
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Road at Madison

Date: August 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
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Spirits on Devil's Lake

Date: 1852
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
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Lakefront Lanscape

Date: August 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
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Milwaukee Harbor

Date: August 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
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Rattlesnake Bluff at Arena

Date: August 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...
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Courthouse and Mountains

Date: 1852
Description: Landscape featuring a rural city center with a prominent courthouse surrounded by fields and woods. Rolling erosion-softened mountains rise in the backgro...
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Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory

Date: 1852
Description: Landscape view of Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory from a nearby hill showing the Fort, the Mississippi river, the countryside, farm buildings and tipis....
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Madison from University Hill

Date: 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
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River from Fort Snelling

Date: October 1852
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...

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