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Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....The third, another rural river scene, whose composit...

Painting

South Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: South Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1855 as the second University building. It was used initially for gene...

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...

Painting

Birch Tree

Date:  

Description: Watercolor painting of a birch tree and another tree growing along an unpaved road. A fence is on the right.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Simeon Mills (farm) house located at 2709 Sommers Avenue.

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River. Trees and foliage line the banks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of a family with a woman on the left, a man standing in the center, and two young children. The backdrop is a pine...

Painting

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy is riding the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer is loading hay into the barn during haying time in July.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil painting of a double row of willow trees on University Bay Drive. A trail winds between them. Boulders line the shore of Lake Mendota on the left. A tu...

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona, with trees in the background and wetlands in the foreground.

Painting

Cascade of Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a cascade of water over boulders in a stream. Trees and foliage grow on both sides.

The scene may be Madison Creek, west of Roxbur...

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: 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 birch trees in a m...

Date: 1969 

Description: Cover for the 1969 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a tree with white blossoms, yellow flowers, and a pathway leading up to a...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Willett S. Main house, located at 511 North Carroll Street, was built in 1858.

Date: 1973 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...

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