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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...

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Description: Elevated view of Indian village, along a river, (in a painted reconstruction) during an Indian ceremony.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.

Date: 1882 ca.

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

Painting

Birch Tree

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Description: Watercolor painting of a birch tree and another tree growing along an unpaved road. A fence is on the right.

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.

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...

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.

Painting

Lake Monona

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of Lake Monona from asylum grounds or Governor's Island. On the far shoreline is Madison and the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm had been cultivated since the early 1850s by Mr. Ludemann, "a very pleasant Saxon with his very pleasant wife...

Date: 1908 

Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.

Date: 1911 

Description: View along dirt path in a park. There is a soldier's monument in the background just beyond trees, and a brick building on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction. In the background is a wigwam (or wetu).

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing. Behind the man is a wigwam (or wetu).

Painting

Dairy Farm

Date: 1948 

Description: A painting of a dairy farm, which was part of the State Fair Centennial mural.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 Hölzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. "The island is located in the English Channel not far from Hamps...

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...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Painting

Tying With Wigub

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man sits on the ground tying cedar materials with wigub as a woman looks on. The cedar will be used in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1856 

Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...

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