Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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...
Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.
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...
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: date unknown
Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.
Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.
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...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: A farm family takes part in milking time. The mother carries a milk can and a stripping bucket while the boy pushes milk cans on a cart toward the barn. Th...
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...
Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...
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: 1857 ca.
Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706