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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Beginning at Odanah just south of Lake Superior, Hölzlhuber and several fur trappers used an Indian trail to travel upstream through extensive wild forest....

Painting

Randall Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Randall Wilcox sitting.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mural within the Wisconsin State Capitol depicting two women as "The seeker of knowledge at the shrine of wisdom".

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, Hölzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of a painted portrait of Stevens Thomson Mason, the first governor of Michigan.

Date: 1998 

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

Description: Portrait.

Painting

Gill's Rock

Date: 1938 

Description: Boat and dock.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River north of Lake Mendota. Trees are on the banks to the left with foliage throughout. A meadow is on the right.

Painting

Frederick Mero

Date:  

Description: Illustration of Frederick Mero of Company E, 25th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a chartreuse and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and neck for Audrey Hepburn's "sleepi...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In April of 1860 Hölzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...

Date: 1953 

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a white mid-calf street dress for Martha Hyer to wear in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954). The top of the dress i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at the age of 38.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a gray skirt and gray five-button sweater for Audrey Hepburn's library scene in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (P...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier holding up a wagon wheel. The painting was a preliminary study done by F.W. Heine or one of the Germany panorama...

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