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Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Date: 1886-02-28 ca.

Description: The main deck of The Tuisco, showing groups of immigrant men, women, and a child in brightly colored clothing, conversing while standing below a ful...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River, shown here on choppy water in front of tree-covered bluffs. The ship has two smokestacks, f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

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

Removing Bark

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.

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: 1882 ca.

Description: The magnificent Newhall House, a hotel that dwarfed the neighboring buildings, opened in 1857. Hölzlhuber completed this sketch for the New Illustrated New...

Date: 1948 

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: 1755-07-09 

Description: This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State His...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Indian man sits in front of a dwelling forming a bow or stem for a canoe that he's making.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, Hölzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...

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: 1859 ca.

Description: The maple and hickory forests in the old northwest were often plagued with fires during the summer months. Hölzlhuber, on a return journey from Niagara Fal...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Date: 1964 

Description: The tractor-trailer used to transport and display the world's largest cheese at the 1964 World's Fair held in New York. The 34,591 pound cheddar was made i...

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.

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