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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: 1858 ca.
Description: This house was located amongst the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians, and is where Holzlhuber took shelter one night after he and his large group danced with the f...
Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
Date: 1900 before
Description: Holy card with watercolor of a wreath of white flowers encircling an open book resting on a cross and crown of thorns.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The David Atwood house, located at 204 Monona Avenue on the corner of Doty Street.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Levi B. Vilas house at 521 North Henry Street after the porch and steps were remodeled by Arthur O. Fox, brother of Mrs. William F. Vilas, who purchase...
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: This is an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "Meinhard, Madi...
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: The Judge James C. Hopkins house built in 1850 at 134 West Wilson Street.
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: The Stoner house, located at 321 South Hamilton Street.
Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....[One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasantes...
Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: View of Edward C. Berner's ice cream store.
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...
Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...
Date: 1859-08-14 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"My most interesting experiences during my stay in America from 1856 to 1860 had to do with the fact that slavery was still ram...
Description: On an old Indian trail through extensive virgin forest from Lake Superior, Holzlhuber and several other trappers traveled upstream and came across the farm...
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