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Four trade beads created in the eighteenth or early nineteenth century. These European-made objects took on new meaning and significance in the context of the fur trade.
Thirty-nine barrel-drawn, unevenly faceted glass beads created in the eighteenth or early nineteenth century.
Drawing of Mackinac Island reproduced in William Peter Strickland's Old Mackinaw: The Fortress of the Lakes. Philadelphia: James Challen & Son, 1860.
Tinted photographic postcard on paper. Its view faces northwest across Central Park toward the (then new) State Capitol, c.1915.
Photograph of St. Paul's Central Park fountain, c.1898.
Tinted photographic postcard on paper depicting Minnesota Street in St. Paul's Central Park, c.1895.
Black and white lithograph print on paper of Swede Hollow by Vera Andrus, c.1936.
Architectural drawing of the Minnesota Building, c.1928.
View of Paisley Park Studios with bushes in foreground, 2014. Photograph by Molly Huber.
View of the front of Paisley Park Studios, 2014. Photograph by Molly Huber.
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