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Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Portrait of Tshusick, an Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman, that appeared in Volume I of The History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall.
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.
Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.
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...
Description: "The second view at the Kakalin, from the north side of the river, shows the first or guard lock in the foreground and beyond the dam the large frame build...
Description: View of Watertown.
Date: 1858 ca.
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: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...
Description: In 1848, the artist traveled on the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamer "Winona," and created this work.
Date: 1857-06 ca.
Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Holzlhuber took excursions on the water, many times brin...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.
Description: View of Rodolf farm.
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
Date: 1856-09-08 ca.
Description: A watercolor painting of the cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: View of Manitowoc from the North side.
Description: Battle scene.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The Newhall House,one of the most magnificent hotels in the United States, opened on August 10, 1856. Amid smaller houses and establishments the hotel was...
Description: The alarm at Humboldt, Tennessee, July 28th, 1862. A watercolor by John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers Company E.
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