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Image of Portrait - 1940.006.01

Portrait - 1940.006.01

Portrait, done in colored chalk on a thin canvas. Nathan Myrick is slightly smiling with a long beard and no mustache. He wears a dark coat and a diamond stick pin. Frame is wood, painted gold.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1940.006.02

Portrait - 1940.006.02

Pastel portrait of Rebecca Isman Myrick, wife of Nathan Myrick.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1943.100.01

Portrait - 1943.100.01

Portrait of John Levy (1820-1910). Oil painting, in oval format, framed with very ornate gold oval frame with dangling ornamentation at top.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1943.100.02

Portrait - 1943.100.02

Portrait of Frederica Augusta Levy. Oil painting, in oval format, framed with very ornate gold oval frame with dangling ornamentation at top.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1956.005.29

Portrait - 1956.005.29

Portrait of Charles Green Hanscome. He is looking straight ahead,with staring eyes, and has curly brown hair and big curly muttonchops. Frame, which has an oval opening for the image, is very ornate, bright gold, and deep. Large corner decorations of a cartouche, surrounded by leaves and fruit. Surface of frame surrounding the painting is textured to suggest leather.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1968.001.01

Portrait - 1968.001.01

Portrait of Nymphus B. Holway, La Crosse lumber baron. Oil on canvas portrait of seated man with a full beard, wearing a black suit with gold watch fob.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1976.003.01

Portrait - 1976.003.01

Portrait in charcoal of Johanna Heileman. Matted and framed under glass. No artist's signature. Subject is a large middle-aged woman, frontal pose, looking out at the viewer. She wears a somber dress, with a high collar with small lace trim at the throat. Her hair is parted down the middle and pulled smoothly back away from the face. Although the image is drawn in charcoal, a tiny touch of red chalk has been added to the eyes, in the inner corne ...

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1978.030.05

Portrait - 1978.030.05

Portrait of Governor Cadwallader C. Washburn. Oil on canvas, in a heavy wooden frame, painted gold. Washburn is in profile, looking to left.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1984.027.01

Portrait - 1984.027.01

Portrait of Michael Funk by George O'Brien.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1984.027.02

Portrait - 1984.027.02

Portrait of Anna Funk by George O'Brien.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 1984.130.24

Portrait - 1984.130.24

Oil on canvas portrait of Thomas Stoddard.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2006.001.01

Portrait - 2006.001.01

This is an oil portrait of Albert Peter Funk. The painting is in a wooden frame. The background is a dark brown that lightens around Funk's head. Funk is wearing a suit with a green striped tie and a yellow shirt. He is also wearing glasses.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2009.fic.041

Portrait - 2009.fic.041

Portrait of David Frank Powell, known as Frank Powell or Doc Powell. Charcoal on paper, 3/4 bust view, facing to viewer's right. Powell is shown wearing a dark suit coat and tie, with a full head of hair, moustache and pointed goatee. Signed "Mabel Lewis" on the lower left side, on top of Powell's shoulder. A small, 1.5" x 2" paper print of a photo of Powell, which the portrait is based on, is set in the bottom left corner of the mat.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2010.fic.030

Portrait - 2010.fic.030

Portrait of a woman, Abby Clark Lord, done in charcoal. She is of middle age, with sausage-curl buns above her ears. She wears a white lace cap and a heavy dark dress. The dress has a high, pleated collar and thick ruffled sleeves. There is a lace inner collar with a lace bow or ruff hanging down in the front.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2010.fic.400

Portrait - 2010.fic.400

Oil painting in oval frame, under glass. Shows a seated little girl in a blue, belted dress with a gold necklace. She is sitting on a red upholstered bench, with a red drapery on the left side in the background.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2011.fic.202

Portrait - 2011.fic.202

Portrait of Captain Wilson Colwell. This appears to be a chalk drawing on top of a photograph. Frame is painted gold.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2011.fic.203

Portrait - 2011.fic.203

Portrait of John Ulrich, done on canvas. Gentleman in 3/4 view, in dress shirt with white tie, dark vest, and coat.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2011.fic.823

Portrait - 2011.fic.823

Oil painting on canvas. Portrait of Nathan Myrick. Frame is actually the liner frame of original framing: wood and plaster, painted gold.

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2017.fic.143

Portrait - 2017.fic.143

Oil portrait on canvas of Jesse E. Higbee (1882-1943) by Arthur N. Colt. Text written in pencil on the reverse: Jesse Edward Higbee 1882-1943 about 1938 by Arthur N. Colt

Object Type: Object

Image of Portrait - 2017.fic.144

Portrait - 2017.fic.144

Oil portrait on canvas of Edna Higbee (1884-1973) by Arthur N. Colt. Text written in pencil on the reverse: Edna Dagny Coren Higbee 1884-1973 about 1938 by Arthur N. Colt

Object Type: Object