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Painting

Befriend Nature

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of trees in silhouett...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

Date: 1856 

Description: Battle scene.

Painting

Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...

Painting

Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets are hanging beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of ho...

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: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center . . . [One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasan...

Painting

A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

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...

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River in winter near Lake Monona. The trees are reflected in the ice.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of pine trees in silh...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand oil painted holiday card on wood. The scene is a seashore with foliage and rocks, two houses in the distance, and a snow-covered mountain in the backg...

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.

Date: 1908 

Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.

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