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Photograph

Vinnie Ream Hoxie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Wisconsin sculptor. The only sculptor for whom Lincoln posed, Ream received the controversial commission...

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: 1949-02-06 

Description: Three award winners at the Madison Artists Exhibition. From left are Arthur Anderson of Stoughton, watercolor; Mrs. Martha Lauritzen of Madison, ceramics;...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sid posing with the Gnome sculpture, in his backyard. A cigar is clamped in his mouth and he is wearing a dark beret, a short-sleeved white button-down shi...

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: 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:  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: 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: Sid Boyum standing in his backyard between the Blue Pillar with Figure and Pelican, and a large white Lantern sculpture. Other sculptures are in the backgr...

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:  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.

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 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

Young Sculptor

Date: 1968-05-13 

Description: Thurman Butler, 16, with the sculpture he made while practicing cutting and welding techniques in a foundry course at Milwaukee Technical college. He calle...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Hosmer (1830-1908), Massachusetts-based sculptor. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Harriet...

Photograph

Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Photograph

Sculpting a Figure

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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...

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