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Date: 1858-11-04 ca.

Description: After receiving a request from the German theatre director in St. Louis, Missouri, Holzlhuber took leave from his teaching at the German-English Academy to...

Date: 1859-11 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "In November 1859, I went from St. Louis on the steamer 'Planet', a stately ship which offered every conceivable comfort; we we...

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State His...

Date: 1856 

Description: "....The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner fo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "....At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, wareho...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...

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 Riv...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Cave City, Kentucky, Holzlhuber took a stagecoach to visit Mammoth Cave two miles away. In the background is seen the Mammoth Cave Hotel, where he sta...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration created using cutout photographs and white, gray and black paint on cream colored paper. The scene depicts, in profile, a man pulling a loa...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...

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

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

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

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

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of farm.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

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