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Wisconsin Heights Battlefield

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

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

Montgomery M. Cothren

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Description: Waist-up portrait of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...
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James H. Lockwood

Date: 1856
Description: Waist-up portrait of James H. Lockwood.
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Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1866
Description: Full-length portrait of Morgan L. Martin standing in a landscape, with a dog sitting at his feet.
Painting

Pecatonica Battle Ground

Date: 1857
Description: Pecatonica Battle Ground.
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Levi Sterling

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Description: Levi Sterling — "Born in Woodford county, Ky., Jan 2,, 1804. Arrived at Galena, March, 1826, and in May located near Mineral Point, Wis.; served as sheriff...
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Randall Wilcox

Date: 1856
Description: Waist-up portrait of Randall Wilcox sitting.
Photograph

View of Milwaukee, from Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward

Date: 1857
Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...
Painting

Grand Kakalin (Kaukauna) Painting

Date: 1856
Description: "At the Grand Kakalin where the river runs almost directly eastward, Brookes and Stevenson paused to paint two scenes. One was a broad landscape showing th...
Painting

Grand Kakalin (South Kaukauna) Painting

Date: 1856
Description: "The second view at the Kakalin, from the north side of the river, shows the first or guard lock in the foreground and beyond the dam the large frame build...
Painting

Double Lock Painting

Date: 1856
Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center. The first, a double lock around which the village of C...
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Little Chute Painting

Date: 1856
Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center . . . [One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasan...
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Cedar Rapids Painting

Date: 1856
Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....The third, another rural river scene, whose composit...
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Rapid Croche, Fox River Painting

Date: 1856
Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...
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Green Bay Painting

Date: 1856
Description: " . . . The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner...
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Grand Chute Painting

Date: 1856
Description: " . . . At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itsel...
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De Pere Painting

Date: 1856
Description: ". . . At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, ware...

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