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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...
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: 1885 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painted view of Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: A landscape painting depicting sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.
Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...
Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.
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: 1858 ca.
Description: Fastest three mast immigration boat that held 335 passengers. A relatively new boat, everything was polished and furnished in the finest (fashion?) when Ho...
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: 1858-11-04 ca.
Description: After receiving a request from the German theatre director in St. Louis, Missouri, Holzlhuber took leave from his teaching at the German-English Academy to...
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...
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...
Description: Holzlhuber traveled on the Mississippi-Minnesota Railway frequently and was never impressed with the haphazard way it was put together. The sketch of the t...
Description: As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner...
Date: 1862-06 ca.
Description: The island is situated on the English Channel, not far from Hampshire. Its shape resembles that of a pear and it has an area of 75 English miles. The royal...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: A watercolor of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. This panel displays the history of Wisconsin exploration, mos...
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