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Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.

Date: 1937 

Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.

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...

Painting

Fort Sumter

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of a harbor view of Fort Sumter. A sailboat sails through the foreground waters, and the fort stands in the background, with a United States fl...

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 man and woman carry wood and roots gleaned from the forest to be used in the construction of a canoe.

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...

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

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 R...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Hölzlhuber, took excursions on the water, many times bri...

Date: 1892-03 

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

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

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

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: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1952 

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

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