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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...

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 and carving the sculpture of a woman's torso "Biomorphic Female Abstract in Pink" with a hammer and a chisel in his backyard.

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:  date unknown

Description: Sid standing among his closely-packed backyard sculptures, one of which is "Multi-Tiered Pagoda." A cigar is clamped in his mouth and he is wearing a dark...

Photograph

Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood carver Jerry Holter outside his studio in Clam Lake.

Historical Essay

Vinnie Ream Marble Sculpture

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Spirito Del Carnevale (Spirit of the Carnival)sculpture by Vinnie Ream, 1870. (Museum Object #1965.270.2)

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...

Photograph

Sid in his Backyard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn towards Sid, standing and wearing a Japanese kimono and near the large arch, the Japanese Tea Pavilion and other lantern sculptures in his...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Sculptor Jo Davidson standing next to his larger than life statue of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. The statue was presented to the National Statuary...

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:  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...

Photograph

"Forward" Statue

Date:  

Description: "Forward" statue, sculpted by Jean P. Miner, for the Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago, Illinios. After the exhibition, women of Wisconsin donated fu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christmas card of Sid standing in his backyard in the tea garden. Boyum, in grey kimono and straw conical hat and holding a small wooden keg, is standing...

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:  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...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Original caption: "Universal Actor as Sculptor Ben Wilson spends leisure hours at favorite pastime--the making of statuary. Here he is modeling a statuet...

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: "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...

Date: 1948 

Description: An artist sculpts a bust from photographs of Margaret McGuire, the first Alice in Dairyland, most likely to be displayed at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposi...

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