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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...

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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: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a country store in autumn. A man driving a horsedrawn wagon hauls full milkcans in the foreground and, to the right, several families are hauling i...

Date: 1952 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:

"Friedrich Flersheim, who immigrated at the beginning of the '50's from Mecklenburg to Illinois, sold his farm and built for h...

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

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...

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...

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: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...

Date: 1891 

Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.

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:  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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber boarded the 'Plymouth', a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and sometimes overgrown Fox River. The steam...

Date: 1856-06-20 ca.

Description: View from the depot of the Lakeshore Railroad to East Water Street. Holzlhuber travelled to Milwaukee to visit a family he knew from his teachings in Vienn...

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: 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: 1859-07-29 ca.

Description: Forests in the north were often plagued with fires during the summer months, and Holzlhuber (on a return journey from Niagara Falls), passed through one. I...

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber took the railway to Lake Horicon where he was taken in by the small community that had developed. "They were their own builders of houses and sh...

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