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Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa woman caulks the seams of a canoe with pitch.
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: 1832 ca.
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.
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: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.
Date: 1917 before
Description: Watercolor, painted by Max Otto, of Main Hall (later renamed Bascom Hall) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The watercolor predates the 1917 fire tha...
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Description: A watercolor painting depicting the city of Madison circa 1850-1851.
Description: House built by Julius T. Clark in 1859, which in 1878 became the home of William F. Vilas.
Description: Exterior view of large brick building (cooperative store) with three open arches on the porch area, and arched windows. There is a house near a bluff in th...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Marston house, located at 524 North Henry Street, was built in 1851 in the Greek revival style for Jeremiah T. Marston, who operated a store on State S...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...
Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
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