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Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait, with Stuart, center, and Frank B. Fargo Jr. posing with their "Aunt Nellie," Helen Farnsworth Mears. The boys are wearing jackets and neckt...

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

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears posing with her nephews Stuart Fargo, center, and Frank Fargo Jr. They are reading a book together. Mears is weari...

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

Photograph

Sculpting a Figure

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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: 1933-04-07 

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

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:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis (1845-1890), African American Sculptor. Lewis, the first famous American sculptor of African descent, had a Chipp...

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: Sid posing while standing with the Gnome sculpture, probably in his backyard. A cigar is clamped in his mouth and he wears a dark beret, a short-sleeved wh...

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...

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: 1966 

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

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Helen Farnsworth Mears sitting on a ladder and resting her head against her hand.

Photograph

Art Gallery

Date: 2013-12 

Description: Postmodern works of art hanging, somewhat chaotically, on a corner wall. There are photographs of people combined with found object sculptures. Other sculp...

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