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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...
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Susan Frackelton Pottery

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Description: Array of pottery created by Mrs. Susan S. Frackelton.
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Edward Sylvester Morse, Zoologist and Orientalist

Date: 1873
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward S. Morse (1838-1925), American zoologist and orientalist. As a zoologist, he discovered that brachiopods are worms rathe...
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Century House Ceramics

Date: October 14 1948
Description: Jane Scalbom and Jane Gilbert Peterson opened a ceramics studio in one of the oldest buildings in Madison, the Century House, 3029 University Avenue. They...
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Madison Artists Exhibition Award Winners

Date: February 06 1949
Description: Three award winners at the Madison Artists Exhibition. From left are Arthur Anderson of Stoughton, watercolor; Mrs. Martha Lauritzen of Madison, ceramics;...
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Van Cortlandt House Dutch Room

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Description: Interior View of the Dutch room of the Van Cortlandt house, featuring two ornately carved cradles, a wall clock, an open chest, polished metal implements a...
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Van Cortlandt House Parlor

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Description: Interior view of a parlor in the Van Cortlandt House. Four portraits line the walls and a chandelier hangs above a table with a bowl on it in the center of...
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Van Cortlandt House Dutch Bedroom

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Description: Interior view of a Dutch style bedroom at the Van Cortlandt House which features an enclosed paneled bed compartment, carved furniture, a model sailboat an...
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Van Cortlandt House Drawing Room

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Description: Interior view of the drawing room at the Van Cortlandt house which features bay windows with built in benches, ornately carved furniture, an harpsichord an...
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Van Cortlandt House Dining Room

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Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house dining room featuring a table set with shining metal tableware, decorative plates on the wall, and open cabinets e...
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Van Cortlandt House New England Bedroom

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Description: Interior view of the New England bedroom in the Van Cortlandt house featuring a bed with an embroidered translucent canopy, several chairs, and a vanity se...
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Van Cortlandt House Colonial Kitchen

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Description: Interior view of the colonial kitchen at the Van Cortlandt house featuring simple wooden table and chairs, a fireplace for cooking, displayed cooking imple...
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Van Cortlandt House Drawing Room

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Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house drawing room featuring a fireplace with a gleaming metal spark-guard as well as ornately carved table, chairs, and...
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Morris-Jumel Mansion's Washington's Bedroom

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Description: Interior view of the Morris-Jumel Mansion which served, at different times, as headquarters to both forces during the Revolutionary war. This view of Wash...
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George Washington's Headquarters

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Description: General George Washington's Headquarters. Room features a table set as a desk and chairs, fireplace, and built in cabinet with china inside of it.
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Fairlawn Home Kitchen

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Description: The Fairlawn home's colonial kitchen and fireplace. The view features a cooking fireplace with a built in oven, a spinning wheel, irons, fireplace tools,...
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Fairlawn Home Dining Room

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Description: The Fairlawn home's colonial dining room. Features area rugs, a fireplace with hanging kettles, fireplace tools, displayed plates and figurines and a built...
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Set Dinner Table

Date: 1910
Description: View of small dining room, with a table set for dinner. The walls are decorated with posters and ceramics are on display throughout the room.
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Corner Hutch

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Description: View of corner wooden shelf containing ceramics and books. Beside the shelf is a small folding table and a chair.
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Desk And Cabinet

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Description: View of combination desk and cabinet in corner with two chairs on either side. The cabinet doors are open showing glassware and ceramics inside.

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