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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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Watercolor painting of a bridge over a river, with pine trees on the right and a lone tree and foliage on the left.
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Tuisco left Bremerhaven May 6, 1856. Hölzlhuber called this the "quickest three masted immigration boat," holding 335 passengers. Though in the...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
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, ware...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Hölzlhuber, took excursions on the water, many times bri...
Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Painting of farm depicting farmhouse, barn, and windmill.
Located east of Gotham on Old Lone Rock Road.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River, shown here on choppy water in front of tree-covered bluffs. The ship has two smokestacks, f...
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 R...
Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.
Description: Boat and dock.
Description: In August 1858, Hölzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...
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