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Date: 1859-08-14 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "My most interesting experiences during my stay in America from 1856 to 1860 had to do with the fact that slavery was still ram...

Date: 1859-11 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "In November 1859, I went from St. Louis on the steamer 'Planet', a stately ship which offered every conceivable comfort; we we...

Date: 1856 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Edward Winslow, who was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower as well as the Governor of the Plymouth, Massachuset...

Painting

Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

Date: 1997 

Description: A painting of an archaic Indian mining for copper.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a group of Indians sitting around a fire under a cliff.

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...

Painting

John P. Sheldon

Date:  

Description: Formal oil portrait of John Sheldon.

Painting

Henry Dodge

Date: 1836 

Description: A detail of a full-length portrait of Henry Dodge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Elizabeth Paddy Winsley, who was of Plymouth, Massachusetts Colony ancestry. Elizabeth was marred to John Wensley, a ver...

Painting

William F. Vilas

Date:  

Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...

Painting

Chief Oshkosh

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.

Painting

Menasha Painting

Date: 1856 

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...

Painting

John W. Reynolds

Date:  

Description: Painted portrait of Democrat John Whitcome Reynolds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Cave City, Kentucky, Holzlhuber took a stagecoach to visit Mammoth Cave two miles away. In the background is seen the Mammoth Cave Hotel, where he sta...

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