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Date:  date unknown

Description: "Genius of Wisconsin" statue, originally sculpted by Helen Mears for the Columbian Exposition of 1893. It was later recreated in marble by the Piccirilli B...

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"The West" Statue

Date:  date unknown

Description: "The West" statue at the first floor southwest entrance the Wisconsin State Capitol. Vinnie Ream Hoxie modeled this statue in 1866-1868. It was carved in R...

Date: 1914-07-20 

Description: A crane places the bronze statue, "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, on top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of allegorical statuary group. One of four allegorical statuary groups, done by sculptor Karl Bitter, on the exterior of the Wisconsin State Capitol...

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West Pediment

Date:  date unknown

Description: North Pediment, called "The Unveiling of the Resources of the State", by the sculptor Karl Bitter. One of four groups of granite statuary on the exterior o...

Date: 1924 

Description: Sculptor Gutzon Borglum at work on his bust of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., and Burton K. Wheeler. The medallion was the official medal of La Follette's Ind...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg, by Paul Fjelde, at the King Street approach to the Wisconsin State Capitol. Commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry,...

Date: 1990-05 date unknown

Description: One of four allegorical statuary groups, done by sculptor Karl Bitter, on the exterior of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This one is named "Strength", and is...

Date: 1914 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol under construction during the summer of 1914. One wing is still under construction and the statue "Wisconsin", by Daniel Chest...

Date: 1931 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome, showing the statue "Wisconsin", by Daniel Chester French.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

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Sculpting a Figure

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female artist sculpts a female figure from clay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg, by Paul Fjelde, at the King Street approach to the Wisconsin State Capitol. Commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry,...

Date: 1966 

Description: A man, possibly sculptor Howard Hastings, leans over a clay model of a "Multipurpose Safety Utility Vehicle" during the first styling seminar at the Fort W...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One of four allegorical statuary groups, by sculptor Karl Bitter, on the exterior of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This one is named "Faith", and is above t...

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Student Sculptor

Date: 1933-12-12 

Description: University of Wisconsin student sculpts a statue surrounded by small sculptures in the old student Union building.

Date: 1914-07 

Description: Starting to raise "Wisconsin" statue onto the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol (the fourth State Capitol, the third in Madison, 1906 - ). The gilded bro...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...

Date: 1990 

Description: Norwegian-born Colonel Hans Christian Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry was mortally wounded at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and died the next day. Th...

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Description: Sculptor Louis Mayer, with his larger-than-life portrait bust of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., modeled in 1919. Mayer was a Milwaukee-born painter a...

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