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Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809
Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
Photograph

General Joseph Bailey's Silver Punch Bowl and Sword

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Description: Studio photograph of a silver punch bowl and a silver sword presented to Civil War General Joseph Bailey in commemoration of the dam he built on the Red Ri...
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.
Print

Indian Utensils and Arms

Date: 1832
Description: Assorted Indian utensils and arms.
Photograph

Susan S. Frackelton Painting Bowl

Date: February 17 1901
Description: Studio portrait of Susan Frackelton, sitting at a table painting a bowl and surrounded by her art work and a large medal. Caption on back reads: "Mrs. Susa...
Photograph

Portrait of Susan S. Frackelton

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Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. Susan S. Frackelton of Milwaukee, WI. Caption: "Mrs. Susan S. Frackelton of Milwaukee. Artist in ceramics and inventor of the gas k...
Photograph

Fence of Old Wagon Wheels

Date: May 17 1966
Description: A fence made of old wagon wheels above a stone retaining wall.
Photograph

Weaving Class

Date: 1929
Description: Two women weave at looms in a University of Wisconsin class.
Photograph

Ceramic Arts Studio Figurines

Date: March 02 1945
Description: "Autumn Andy" and "Summer Sally" figurines made at Madison Ceramic Arts Studio, 12 North Blount Street.
Photograph

White House Cake

Date: January 28 1934
Description: Three men stand behind a cake shaped like the White House, baked by the Strand Baking Company, 2007 Atwood Avenue, for the Roosevelt Birthday Ball.
Photograph

Winners and Entries in Valentine Contest

Date: February 15 1932
Description: Winners and entries in "Capital Times" Valentine contest. The Valentine with the court scene in the center, featuring comic actors in "Ladies of the Jury,"...
Photograph

Metalworker

Date: 1950
Description: The components of a necklace come together under the skilled hands of a jewelry maker.
Photograph

Gem Cutter

Date: 1950
Description: Arthur Virthaler, professor of art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the studio with materials and tools for making jewelry. He was known for simp...
Photograph

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Date: 1910
Description: People gathered around picket fence in front of a decorated St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
Photograph

Alice in Dairyland Dress Sketch

Date: 1948
Description: A sketch of the winning dress designed by Betty Lou Jahn of Milwaukee for the first Alice in Dairyland in 1948. Not only was the design worn by the first A...
Drawing

Hillside Theater Firescreen Sketch

Date: 1935
Description: Pencil and ink plan and elevation sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for a firescreen for the Hillside Theater. The drawing includes a dimensioned plan a...
Drawing

Hillside Theater Firescreen Sketch

Date: May 1935
Description: Pencil and ink plan and elevation sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for a firescreen for the Hillside Theater. The drawing includes a dimensioned plan a...
Drawing

Taliesin West Totem Pole Sketch

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Description: Sketch for Taliesin West private garden court totem pole, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright. The sketch includes elevations, a plan, and details and are drawn on...
Drawing

Taliesin West Totem Pole Sketch

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Description: Sketch for Taliesin West private garden court totem pole, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright. The sketch includes elevations, a plan, and details and are drawn on...

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