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    • Happiness or bust (originally untitled)

    • An oil painting by Denver, Colorado artist Paul Gregg. The painting is of a young boy in a wagon pulled by oxen, with the words "Happiness or Bust" painted on one side; in the background is a landscape of shrubbery. A large yellow sun is behind the...
    • Boys--1930-1940.; Carts & wagons--1930-1940.; Ox teams--1930-1940.
    • 1932 January 1
    • Church steeple

    • An oil painting of wood buildings, a church with a steeple under the moonlight and night sky. The painting is on a rectangle canvas with dark grey hues and yellow oil paint. It is signed in the lower right hand corner "H. Bromwell 1900".
    • Buildings--1900-1910.; Churches--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Young Ute brave and his squaw visiting

    • The painting shows a Native American camp, four lodges, Native Americans, two are on horseback (one male and the other is female), rocks, plains vegetation, mountains in the background and a blue sky with clouds.
    • Horseback riding--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Tipis--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • Col. Stephen W. Kearney

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Colonel Stephen W. Kearney in uniform.
    • Kearny, Stephen Watts, 1794-1848.
    • 1937
    • Quilt

    • A rectangular quilt made from pieced commercial cotton, wool and silk cut and arranged in a log cabin and diamond design. Colors on the quilt include lavender, red, beige and blue. It is edged with black piping and braided wool.
    •  
    • [between 1850 and 1860]
    • Field with cattle

    • A framed oil painting by Thomas Worthington Whittredge. The image in the painting is of a few cows and a man in a pasture surrounded by autumn trees. The painting is framed in a shadow box type frame that is gilded and gessoed.
    • Farms--1820-1910.; Meadows--1820-1910.
    • [between 1820 and 1910]
    • Mount Evans

    • A landscape oil painting of Mount Evans in Colorado by Esther Yates Frazier. The painting shows Mount Evans off in the distance and trees and rocks in the meadow below. The frame is gilded and molded wood.
    • Evans, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • General Maurice Rose

    • An oil painting of the bust of General Maurice Rose. His hair is gray; he wears a green khaki military uniform, an overcoat and a two star insignia pin. An American flag is in the background. The frame is gilded, carved and molded wood.
    • Rose, Maurice General.; Military personnel--American--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Fast mail

    • An oil painting by Denver, Colorado artist Paul Gregg. It shows a landscape a cowboy riding a horse and an airplane. The colors used in the painting include, blue, gray, yellow, orange, black and brown. This painting was used in The Denver Post.
    • Airplanes--1940-1950.; Cowboys--1940-1950.; Horseback riding--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • The pool in the desert

    • An art print of Native Americans on horseback.
    • Horseback riding.; Indians of North America.
    • 1909
    • Byron Carr

    • An oil portrait of the bust of Byron Carr. He has black and gray hair, moustache and beard; he wears a white collar shirt, black suit with a vest and jacket and a gold collar pin. The frame is gilded, gesseoed, carved and molded wood.
    • Carr, Byron.; Men--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Navajo indian

    • Profile portrait of an unidentified Native American man; plaque on frame reads: "Painted and Presented to Colorado State Museum, Dwight D. Eisenhower."
    • Indians of North America--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Mr. Henry P. H. Bromwell

    • An oil portrait of the bust of Mr. Henry P. H. Bromwell by Henrietta Bromwell. He has short gray hair and a white beard; he wears a standing collar, black stock, vest and jacket with lapels. The frame is gilded, gessoed and molded wood. The...
    • Men--1870-1890.; Bromwell, Henry Pelham Holmes, 1823-1903.
    • [between 1876 and 1886]
    • Colonel John M. Chivington

    • An oil portrait painting of Colonel John M. Chivington. He stands next to a brown pillar. He is bald and has a white moustache and beard. He wears a white shirt, dark suit and two ribbon medals. The painting is unframed.
    • Men--1870-1880.; Chivington, John M. (John Milton), 1821-1894.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Mamie Doud Eisenhower

    • Portrait of Mamie Doud Eisenhower, wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower; she wears a blue, sleeveless dress with a pearl necklace.
    • Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1896-
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Southwestern mill town

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell. The painting is of a river, a mill, buildings, water wheel, arch stone walls, trees, blue sky with clouds.
    • Buildings--1890-1915.; Mills--1890-1915.; Trees--1890-1915.
    • [between 1890 and 1915]
    • Portrait

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman; she wears earrings, a lace collar over her dress, and a necklace. The painting is in a wooden, gilt frame.
    • Women--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell

    • A oil portrait of Mrs. Henry P. H. Bromwell by George Wright. Mrs. Bromwell is seated, has long black curls and wears a black dress with red lace. She sits on a brown sofa and there are red flowers in the background.
    • Women--1860-1870.; Bromwell, Henrietta E. (Henrietta Elizabeth)
    • 1866
    • Female dancer

    • An oil painting of a female dancer by Henrietta Bromwell. The woman is standing and wears a full length rustic dress, a cap and apron. The painting is unframed.
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    • [between 1885 and 1888]
    • Rancho de Taos

    • A landscape oil painting of the Rancho de Taos by Henrietta Bromwell. A white adobe building is in a plains landscape, fall trees dot the land, mountains are in the background and the sky is filled with white clouds.
    • Adobe buildings--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Governor Job G. [ie A.] Cooper

    • An oil portrait of Governor Job A. Cooper, governor of Colorado from 1889-1891. He has black hair and moustache and he wears a white collar shirt, black necktie and dark jacket. The background is green and gray. The frame is gilded, gessoed and...
    • Cooper, Job Adams, 1843-1899.; Governors--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • 1901
    • Rocky place and junipers

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell of a rocky hillside dotted with juniper trees; the sky above is blue with clouds.
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    • [between 1885 and 1895]
    • Farmhouse on Cherry Creek

    • A landscape oil painting of a farmhouse near Cherry Creek by Henrietta Bromwell. Shows a red farmhouse with a porch, a chicken coop, trees and the creek. The frame is dark wood.
    • Farmhouses--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Farmhouse on Cherry Creek

    • An oil painting of a red farmhouse on Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. The farmhouse has a porch; a chicken coop is nearby and trees surround the farmhouse. The frame is dark wood.
    •  
    • 1892
    • Trees with distant mountains

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell of a trees and mountains in the distance. An inscription on the painting reads: "H. E. Bromwell".
    • Mountains--1890-1900.
    • 1890 May 8
    • Maternal solitude

    • Landscape painting with cattle and coyotes; wood gilt frame.
    • Cattle--1840-1850.
    • 1848
    • Frances Sophia Pierce

    • A portrait oil painting of Frances Sophia Pierce. She is seated and wears a black dress with buttons and a white lace collar, earrings, a cameo broach. Her hair is gray.
    • Pierce, Frances Sophia.; Women--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1895]
    • Portrait of a girl

    • A profile portrait painting of a girl. She has long brown hair with a red and brown bow, a white lace collar and wears a brown dress. The background of the painting is brown. The painting is unframed.
    • Girls--1880-1890.
    • 1888 June 29
    • Red Mountain

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell of juniper trees and brush on a mountain. An inscription on the painting reads: "H. E. Bromwell".
    • Mountains--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Oil painting

    • Framed, landscape painting shows a sod house and grass.
    • Houses--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Bison

    • An oil painting of the head of a bison by F. S. Briscoe. The painting is rectangular and unframed.
    • Bison--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Oil Smith Mill

    • An old mill building is behind a dam. A few trees dot the landscape and the blue sky is filled with white clouds. The painting is rectangular and is unframed.
    • Dams--1890-1900.; Mills--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Portrait of an unidentified woman with an elaborate gilt frame. She wears a red velvet dress with a low neckline, blue ribbons in her hair and on her sleeves. She holds a small bouquet of flowers.
    • Women--1740-1750.
    • 1740
    • Mr. Charles Humburg

    • An oil portrait of Mr. Charles Humburg by Albert Salzbrenner. Mr. Humburg is seated in a chair; he has a moustache and wears a white shirt, gray cravat, tan vest, black jacket and gray trousers. The frame is plain wood.
    • Humburg, Charles.; Men--1900-1910.
    • 1907
    • Rocks on edge of plains

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell. Images in the painting include a rock formation, prairie with grass and shrubbery and a sky with clouds.
    • Prairies--1860-1920.; Rock formations--1860-1920.
    • [between 1865 and 1915]
    • Landscape painting

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell of a pathway on a mountain; trees and mountains are in the background. The painting is on rectangular paper with blue, green, violet and yellow oil paints.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Nathan C. Miller

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Nathan C. Miller, he has a moustache and wears a black suit and bow tie. The painting has a carved, gilt frame.
    • Miller, Nathan C.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Bishop John Franklin Spalding

    • An oil portrait of the side profile bust of Bishop John Franklin Spalding. He has white hair, a mustache and a beard. He wears a black robe with white, gathered and full sleeves. The frame is gilded and molded wood shaped in an oval.
    • Bishops--1880-1902.; Men--1880-1902.; Spalding, John Franklin, 1828-1902.
    • [between 1880 and 1902]
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • A bit in Denver Bottoms

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell of buildings, smoke stacks; bushes are in the foreground and along the stream. Henrietta uses orange, blue, purple, green, grey and pink oil paints on a rectangular board. An inscription on the back of...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Building with Trees

    • A landscape oil painting of a row of cottonwood trees, shrubbery, grass and a house with a chimney. Mountains are in the background and a blue sky is above. The colors Henrietta Bromwell uses in the painting include. blues, greens, pink, brown,...
    • Hills--1890-1910.; Houses--1890-1910.; Trees--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Depart pur la desinfection (On the way to be disinfected)

    • Framed lithograph shows two guards and a group of emaciated prisoners at the World War II, Buchenwald concentration camp in Nazi Germany.
    • Concentration camps--Germany--1940-1950.; Holocaust victims--Germany--1940-1950.; Buchenwald (Concentration camp); World War, 1939-1945.
    • 1945
    • Beecher Island

    • An oil painting of the battle on Beecher Island (Colorado) between soldiers and Native American Sioux and Cheyenne. Shows images of horses, soldiers, scouts, Native Americans, trees, bushes and a river.
    • Beecher Island, Battle of, 1868.; Campaigns & battles--Colorado--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--War--Colorado--1860-1870.; Dakota Indians--War--Colorado--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--War--Colorado--1860-1870.
    • 1926
    • L'arrivee au camp (Arrival at the camp)

    • Framed lithograph shows prisoners attacked by guards with clubs and dogs at the World War II, Buchenwald concentration camp in Nazi Germany.
    • Concentration camps--Germany--1940-1950.; Holocaust victims--Germany--1940-1950.; Buchenwald (Concentration camp); World War, 1939-1945.
    • 1943
    • Monarch, Colorado

    • Landscape painting of Monarch (Chaffee County), Colorado shows mountains, valley, buildings, train, and the South Arkansas River.
    • Monarch (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Mountains--Colorado--Monarch--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Pumpkin patch in fall

    • An oil painting of a pumpkin patch by Henrietta Bromwell. The images in the painting include a purple shed, field, pumpkin patch, trees, shrubbery, grass and sky. The colors are yellow, green, purple and orange colors. The painting is on a unframed...
    • Meadows--1910-1930.; Pumpkins--1910-1930.; Sheds--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1925]
    • Sand Creek massacre

    • An oil painting that depicts the Sand Creek Massacre (Colorado) between the Arapaho and Cheyenne Native Americans and American soldiers. Shows the battle scene in a camp with tepees, mounted soldiers, an American flag in the middle of the...
    • Sand Creek Massacre, Colo., 1864.; Arapaho Indians--War--Colorado--1860-1870.; Campaigns & battles--Colorado--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--War--Colorado--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--War--Colorado--1860-1870.
    • 1936
    • Cottonwood trees

    • A landscape oil painting of cottonwood trees on a hill, shrubbery, grass, blue sky and a house in the background. The foliage is painted in fall colors of brown, green, blue, grey and beige. The painting is unframed.
    • Hills--1890-1910.; Houses--1890-1910.; Trees--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]

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