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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, Hölzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...

Painting

Gyroscope

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted image of a gyroscope on a black speckled background with dashed white lines extending in six directions from the center. Lower right-hand corner is...

Painting

A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center. The first, a double lock around which the village of C...

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...

Painting

Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.

Painting

Threshing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A threshing scene during harvest time. In the background, the separater tender stands on the thresher overseeing the whole operation. He has a weighing dev...

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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry Börnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man kneels on the ground to roll up cedar bark that will be used in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...

Painting

Steam Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A harvest scene in which an old-fashioned steam-powered tractor is hooked up to a threshing machine. There is a pile of coal next to the tractor and a tank...

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Description: Germania Building with streetcars, automobiles, and pedestrians on the south side of W. Wells Street between N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 2nd Street.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber traveled on American railways frequently and marveled that they wouldn't have been accepted as usable in Europe. This sketch of the tunnel on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman caulks the seams of a canoe with pitch.

Date: 1856 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...

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