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Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Painting

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy is riding the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer is loading hay into the barn during haying time in July.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...

Date: 1921 

Description: Painted scene of an Indian guide paddling, Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary standing, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader paddling, in a canoe exploring t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration created using cutout photographs and white, gray and black paint on cream colored paper. The scene depicts, in profile, a man pulling a loa...

Painting

Corn Shredding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...

Date: 1937 

Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.

Painting

Milking Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm family takes part in milking time. The mother carries a milk can and a stripping bucket while the boy pushes milk cans on a cart toward the barn. Th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.

Painting

A Farm Auction

Date:  date unknown

Description: An auctioneer, a clerk, and a helper stand on a stage on a farm conducting an auction as potential bidders surround them. Farming equipment and other items...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...

Date: 1862-06 

Description: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...

Painting

Homeward Bound

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

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