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Painting

Orland S. Loomis

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Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.

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...

Painting

Logging Scene

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Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...

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:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil portrait, life-size, of Col. Stephen V. Shipman, of Chicago.

Painting

City Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: City Hall, located at 2 W. MIfflin Street, was built from 1856-1858. The architect was August Kutzbock.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: On another excursion to the South in November 1859, H√∂lzlhuber made the three-day trip on the steamboat Planet from St. Louis to New Orleans. In the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...

Painting

Belgian Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulls a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer drives the team, and other workers are visible in th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

Painting

Steam Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A harvest scene in which an old-fashioned steam-powered tractor is hooked up to a threshing machine. There is a pile of coal next to the tractor and a tank...

Painting

Silo Filling

Date:  date unknown

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...

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...

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...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

Painting

Edward Salomon

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Edward Salomon.

Date: 1872 

Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...

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...

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