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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...
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: 1885 ca.
Description: Painting of farm.
Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.
Date: 1987 ca.
Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: City Hall, located at 2 W. MIfflin Street, was built from 1856-1858. The architect was August Kutzbock.
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...
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: 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: date unknown
Description: Waist-up portrait of Edward Salomon.
Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Description: Painted portrait of Democrat John Whitcome Reynolds.
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...
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...
Description: Oil portrait, life-size, of Col. Stephen V. Shipman, of Chicago.
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