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Painting

Oneota Pottery

Date: 1997 

Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.

Painting

Milking Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm family takes part in milking time. The mother carries a milk can and a stripping bucket while the boy pushes milk cans on a cart toward the barn. Th...

Painting

Belgian Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulling a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer is driving the team, and other workers are in the...

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: On an 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 harb...

Painting

Threshing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A threshing scene during harvest time. In the background, the separater tender stands on the thresher overseeing the whole operation. He has a weighing dev...

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Date: 1969 

Description: Cover for the 1969 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a tree with white blossoms, yellow flowers, and a pathway leading up to a...

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...

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: Horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, dropping off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date: 1843 

Description: Watercolor miniature of Julius Reinhold Lund, painted by Theodore Lund in 1843. Waist-up portrait facing forward, but with torso turned to the right (prope...

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: 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...

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Painting

Conant Farmstead

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Conant Farmstead.

Date: 1948 

Description: Center panel of the completed mural at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The image depicts wheat farming, one of the state's earliest and largest industrie...

Painting

Corn Shredding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...

Painting

The County Fair

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a county fair, depicting a grandstand, harnass racing, a ferris wheel and merry-go-round typical of the event. The fair gave farmers an opportu...

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