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Description: "Old Abe The Live Wisconsin War Eagle", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment painted from life perched on a flag pole.
Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...
Description: Boat and dock.
Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...
Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.
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...
Description: Battle scene.
Description: Photograph of Mrs. John Kinzie, born Juliette Augusta Magill (1808-1870), author of "Wau-Bun," from an oil painting made in 1855 by G.P.A. Healey.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: South Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison, built in 1855 and designed by John F. Rague.
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....
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...
Description: A painted portrait of Andrew Jacques Vieau, son of Jacques Vieau.
Date: date unknown
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.
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 valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...
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