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Photograph

Sculpting a Figure

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Adolf Weinman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of sculptor Adolph Weinman. He sculpted the South Pediment at the Wisconsin State Capitol, and the seated figure of Abraham Lincoln that sits in f...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Ottoman Parrhysius, cold meat cook at the Loraine Hotel, posing with a parrot ice sculpture that he created

Date: 1959-12-09 

Description: Lowell "Gooch" Jenkins, a University of Wisconsin art student, works on a sculpture. Jenkins is a also 250 pound tackle on the University's Rose Bowl-boun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sid standing with a fishing pole in his backyard. He is wearing folded down hip waders and he has a cigar in his mouth. He is standing with his foot proppe...

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...

Photograph

Student Sculptor

Date: 1933-12-12 

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

Photograph

Play Scene

Date: 1948-07-10 

Description: Janet Kuhlman, Cherlyn Litchfield, and Larry Litchfield are modeling clay inside Marquette School.

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:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Daniel C. French, sculptor of the figure, "Wisconsin" which graces the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome. French met George Post at the C...

Date: 1914-07-20 

Description: The bronze statue "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, is hoisted to the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.

Date: 1948-08-25 

Description: Sculptor Stefan Mittler, posed with an 11 feet 6 inch tall statue of St. Peter at his monument works at 29 N. Orchard Street. The statue was intended for N...

Date: 1949-02-20 

Description: Dorothea Schon, Sun Prairie artist, at work in her studio on her sculpture of Christ the King. When it is completed, the four and a half by three foot wood...

Brief biography of Helen Farnsworth Mears, the sculptress whose nine-foot statue, "Genius of Wisconsin," now stands in the WI state capitol.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sid standing with a fishing pole in his backyard. He is wearing folded down hip waders and he has a cigar in his mouth. He is standing with his foot proppe...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Close-up of the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow monument and the surrounding cobbled square. Installed in 1888 and sculpted by Franklin Simmons, the monument f...

Historical Essay

'Forward' Statue

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

'Forward' statue by Wisconsin artist Jean Pond Miner, 1893. (Museum object #1998.1.1)

Date: 1966 

Description: A man, possibly sculptor Howard Hastings, watches as an International Harvester professional sculpts a clay model of a "Multipurpose Safety Utility Vehicle...

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