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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of pine trees in a me...

Painting

Menasha Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: ". . . The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox R...

Date: 1948 

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: 1860 ca.

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

Painting

Leitch House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Leitch house located at 752 E. Gorham Street.

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Painting

Yellow Thunder

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).

Painting

James Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison seated, from a painting by Chappel.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: On a very hot day in August 1858 H√∂lzlhuber visited the farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who had immigrated to Canada eleven years previously with his wife...

Painting

Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The John A. Johnson house, located at 316 Wisconsin Avenue, was probably built by John Gripper who lived there in 1868. The house was purchased by Johnson...

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...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Painting

Holy Card

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 Andrew Proudfit house located at 113 West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Ranzer's prosperous farm was hewn out of the forest rather than the prairie. This was "of course more difficult" and needed hired help to fell and burn the...

Painting

A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Painting

Bascom Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as it looked in 1859 when built.

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