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Description: Black velvet painting of a memorial cross, with flowers.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...
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: A copy of the portrait painting of Elizabeth Paddy Winsley, who was of Plymouth, Massachusetts Colony ancestry. Elizabeth was marred to John Wensley, a ver...
Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, Hölzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...
Description: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of farm.
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Lansing Hoyt house at 221 Monona Avenue was built in 1873 by Hoyt.
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...
Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River, somewhere between Lake Monona and Lake Mendota.
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...
Description: The Willett S. Main house, located at 511 North Carroll Street, was built in 1858.
Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.
Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.
Description: The Livesey house located at 719 E. Gorham Street.
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