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Painting

Wisconsin Heights Battlefield

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

Sarah F. Conover

Date: 1856
Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.
Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856
Description: Portrait.
Painting

James H. Lockwood

Date: 1856
Description: Waist-up portrait of James H. Lockwood.
Painting

Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856
Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...
Painting

Randall Wilcox

Date: 1856
Description: Waist-up portrait of Randall Wilcox sitting.
Map or Atlas

The State of Wisconsin Compiled from the Latest Authorities

Date: 1856
Description: This map show the surveyed southern part of state and includes "profile of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Rail Road." Counties are shown in pink, green, blu...
Drawing

Wisconsin State Capitol (Second)

Date: 1856
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Map or Atlas

View of the City of Milwaukee

Date: 1856
Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.
Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...
Photograph

George H. Walker

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George H. Walker, who was born in Lynchburgh, Campbell County, Virginia, October 5th, 1812. He emigrated to Wisconsin in Oc...
Photograph

James Duane Doty

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Duane Doty, who was a Wisconsin judge, territorial governor, congressman, and land speculator.
Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...
Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856
Description: View of Portage, including St. Mary's Church.
Photograph

Ebenezer Childs

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Childs. He was born in the town of Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts on April 3, 1798. Childs arrived in Gr...
Photograph

Henry L. Baird

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry L. Baird. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin in July of 1824. Baird resided in Green Bay and was 45-years...
Photograph

William R. Smith

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...
Photograph

D. Jones

Date: 1856
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of D. Jones. He was born in Dutchess County, New York, on February 14, 1788. Jones came to what was then the Territory of Mi...

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