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Oil on canvas painting of Giacomo Beltrami. Painted in 1931 by Gian Antonio Micheli.
Duane Barnhart drew this caricature of fellow Minnesota cartoonist Curt Swan for Curt Swan Day, 1993.
Minnesota cartooning historian David Mruz was among those who invited Curt Swan to Minneapolis for Curt Swan Day, October 2, 1993.
A group of Minnesota cartoonists and fans presented Swan with a Minnesota cartooning award designed by Jerry Fearing in 1993.
Swan returned to Minneapolis for Curt Swan Day, October 2, 1993.
Two young men from Cleveland, writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, created the character of Superman in the 1930s. But it was Curt Swan, a Minnesota artist, who defined Superman's look in comic books of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Members of Pioneer Maennerchor at the annual Stiftungsfest celebration, c.1910.
Carl Bachmann, c.1880s.
A row of people wraps around the front of Singer's Hall, 1870s or 1880s.
Members of Pioneer Maennerchor, 1870s or 1880s.
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