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Oil-on-canvas painting of steamboats traveling the Mississippi River. Painted by Ferdinand Richardt in 1857.
Oil-on-canvas painting of Fort Snelling. Painted by Alexis Jean Fournier in 1888.
Landscape watercolor on paper by Edwin Whitefield painted, c.1856–1859.
First Minnesota State Capitol, 1853–1872.
Oil-on-canvas painting of Henry H. Sibley by Thomas Cantwell Healy, 1860.
Fur Trade fort at Pembina with Red River Trail oxcarts in the foreground, 1860.
Painting showing a view of St. Paul, 1855.
Watercolor painting of an interior view of Fort Snelling, c.1853.
Oil on canvas painting of Fort Snelling, c.1855.
Black-and-white photo print of a drawing of the first Minnesota state capitol c.1853–1873.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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