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Helen Farnsworth Mears

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Description: Helen Farnsworth Mears sitting on a ladder and resting her head against her hand.
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Capitol Interior (third) — Genius of Wisconsin

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Description: Marble sculpture "Genius of Wisconsin" created by Helen Farnsworth Mears. It was commissioned by the Milwaukee Women's Club and, after being executed in ma...
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Vinnie Ream with Lincoln Bust

Date: 1866
Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.
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James Reeve Stuart

Date: 1900
Description: James Reeve Stuart in his studio, with paintings.
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Raising "Wisconsin" Statue

Date: July 1914
Description: Starting to raise "Wisconsin" statue onto the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol (the fourth State Capitol, the third in Madison, 1906 - ). The gilded bro...
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Carvers at Work

Date: 1911
Description: Carvers at work on the Karl Bitter sculpture for the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol (third in Madison). Between 1911 and 1913, a group of stone cutters (ma...
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Proposed Wisconsin State Capitol Dome Statue

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Description: Model of statue by Helen Farnsworth Mears that was rejected as "too heavy and bulky looking" for the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Jean Pond Miner with "Forward"

Date: 1893
Description: Sculptor Jean Pond Miner working on her statue "Forward" in the Wisconsin Building at the Columbian Exposition.
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Harps of Harmony

Date: June 12 1948
Description: Harps of Harmony members, shown left to right are: Carole Branley, Virginia Severson, Stanley Stitgen, Margaret Rupp Cooper, and Sybal Hanks, composer of t...
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Sigfrid Prager Farewell Dinner

Date: June 12 1948
Description: Dr. Sigfrid Prager, retiring conductor of the Madison Civic Symphony orchestra and Madison Civic Chorus, Farewell Dinner. Left to right are honoree Dr. Sig...
Postcard

Chapel of St. Joseph Orphan Home

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Description: Interior view of the chapel in St. Joseph Orphan Home.
Manuscript

Reject the Hetero-Fascistic Bible!

Date: 1978
Description: Flyer discussing the cruelty of society on lesbians and gay men. Features reproductions of cartoons and other art work, one of which is a caricature of Ani...
Manuscript

Renaissance Newsletter

Date: 1978
Description: Front and back of "Renaissance" newsletter. Features a greek-style drawing of a man on the front, and on the back a depiction of a naked man and woman wear...
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Pabst Theater

Date: 2009
Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.
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City Park

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Description: Woman drinking from a fountain with a Pan sculpture in City Park. A toddler sits in a nearby baby carriage. The caption reads, "City Park, Traer, Iowa."
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Neptune Fountain

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Description: Close-up view of the Neptune fountain sculpture at Georgian Court now Georgian Court University. The dry fountain features a sea nymph, a cupid with a fish...
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Sculpture of Mars and Cupid

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Description: View of a sculpture entitled, "Mars and Cupid." The sculpture was completed in the fourth century, B.C. and was taken from the Museo Delle Terme in Rome.
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Art Studio at Saint Anselm's College

Date: 1915
Description: Interior of the art studio at Saint Anselm's College, founded in 1889 by the Benedictines. The studio contains many paintings and sculptures, and a studen...
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Stanley & Camp Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...
Magazine or Periodical

"The Aesthetic Monkey"

Date: January 1882
Description: Cover image of "Harper's Weekly" captioned "The Aesthetic Monkey" which depicts a monkey dressed in fine clothing, sitting at a table. He is resting his c...

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