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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: "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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East Pediment

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Pediment, called "Liberty Supported by the Law", by the sculptor Karl Bitter. One of four groups of granite statuary on the exterior of the Wisconsin...

Date: 1953-08-11 

Description: Portrait of two members of the Madison Art Foundation board of directors, Elizabeth Harris (left), sculptress, and Gertrude Puestow, ceramicist. In the bac...

Photograph

"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...

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)

Photograph

North Pediment

Date:  date unknown

Description: North Pediment, called "Learning of the World, by the sculptor Attilio Piccirilli. This is one of four groups of granite statuary on the exterior of the Wi...

Date: 1933-04-07 

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

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...

Photograph

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:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders oval-framed formal studio portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie.

Date: 1931 

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

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: 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:  date unknown

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

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...

Date: 1914-07-20 

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

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Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

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

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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Play Scene

Date: 1948-07-10 

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

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