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Date: date unknown
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
Description: Watercolor painting of the State Historical Society headquarters building by Paul Duesler. This painting is associated with the 1967 building addition plan...
Description: "....At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, wareho...
Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.
Date: 1858-11-04 ca.
Description: After receiving a request from the German theatre director in St. Louis, Missouri, Holzlhuber took leave from his teaching at the German-English Academy to...
Date: 1857-06 ca.
Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Holzlhuber took excursions on the water, many times brin...
Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.
Description: "....The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox Riv...
Date: 1859-12-02 ca.
Description: In Holzlhuber's travels in the eastern United States he was particularly taken with Harper's Ferry--the location of the revolution organized by John Brown...
Date: 1856-09-08 ca.
Description: A watercolor painting of the cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street.
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: Holzlhuber took the railway to Lake Horicon where he was taken in by the small community that had developed. "They were their own builders of houses and sh...
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Description: Boat and dock.
Description: Elevated view of Indian village, along a river, (in a painted reconstruction) during an Indian ceremony.
Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painted view of Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.
Description: "....The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner fo...
Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.
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