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Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Charles S. Hamilton in uniform.

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: 1860 ca.

Description: In April of 1860 Hölzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...

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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. Hölzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

Painting

Yellow Thunder

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).

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

James Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison seated, from a painting by Chappel.

Date: 1833 

Description: Abigail Louise Smith Tallmadge (1804-1857) was the daughter of a New York judge and the mother of nine children. This portrait of Mrs. Tallmadge was painte...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: On a very hot day in August 1858 Hölzlhuber visited the farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who had immigrated to Canada eleven years previously with his wife...

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

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

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:  date unknown

Description: Painted miniature of a young woman wearing a pendant necklace, blue robe over chemise, and straw bonnet with blue ribbon tied under her chin.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The John A. Johnson house, located at 316 Wisconsin Avenue, was probably built by John Gripper who lived there in 1868. The house was purchased by Johnson...

Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Eleazer Williams.

Painting

Henry Gratiot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A Catholic seminary since 1854, the Salesianum was built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two-hour walk from the ci...

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Date: 1905 

Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.

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