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Painting

Valentine

Date: 
Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.
Photograph

Nina Linn Sturgis Dousman

Date: 1876
Description: Portrait of Nina Linn Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman. Her love of fine furnishings, art and jewelry turned her home, Villa Louis, into a showca...
Photograph

James Garland Sturgis

Date: 1870
Description: Portrait of James Garland Sturgis in his West Point(?) cadet uniform. Born January 24, 1854; son of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and younger brother of Nina Stu...
Photograph

Military Portrait

Date: 1900
Description: Unknown soldier in full dress uniform.
Photograph

Samuel Davis Sturgis II

Date: 1880
Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...
Photograph

Mary Tyler Sturgis (Mamie)

Date: 1880
Description: Portrait of Mamie Sturgis, younger sister of Nina Sturgis Dousmann, wife of H. Louis Dousman.
Photograph

Lora

Date: 1890
Description: Seated portrait in front of a painted background of a young woman with the notation: "from cousin Lora." Unknown relationship to the Dousman family.
Photograph

Jerusha Abigail Wilcox Sturgis (Juty)

Date: 1880
Description: Profile portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died July 4, 1915.
Photograph

Samuel Davis Sturgis I

Date: 1880
Description: Samuel Davis Sturgis, father of Nina Dousman. Born July 11, 1822 and died July 28, 1889. Samuel Sturgis graduated from West Point in the class of 1846 and...
Photograph

Violet Dousman in Evening Dress

Date: 1895
Description: Studio portrait of Violet Dousman in an evening dress. Oldest daughter of Louis and Nina Dousman. Born December 7, 1874; died January 14, 1940.
Photograph

Louis de Vierville Dousman

Date: 1890
Description: Portrait of Louis de Vierville Dousman, only son of Nina and Louis Dousman. Born February 17, 1882; died August 11, 1955.
Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800
Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...
Historical Object

Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877
Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.
Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Photograph

Ella Maria Sturgis Lawler

Date: 1870
Description: Portrait of Ella Sturgis, younger sister of Nina Sturgis Dousman. Born June 8, 1859; married to John Lawler; died 1922.
Photograph

Nina Sturgis Dousman

Date: 1870
Description: Portrait of Nina Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman.
Photograph

Nina Sturgis Dousman

Date: 1873
Description: Full-length portrait of Nina Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman, standing behind a chair. Born April 20, 1852; died July 25, 1930.
Photograph

Jerusha Abigail Wilcox Sturgis

Date: 1870
Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Jerusha Sturgis standing, mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; died July 4, 1915.
Photograph

Jerusha Sturgis and Children

Date: 1854
Description: Jerusha Sturgis with Nina and Jack Sturgis as toddlers.
Photograph

"Puck," a King Charles Spaniel

Date: 
Description: Portrait of "Puck," a King Charles Spaniel. According to family tradition, he was Virginia Dousman's pet.

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