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Date: 1858 ca.
Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. Hölzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Ranzer's prosperous farm was hewn out of the forest rather than the prairie. This was "of course more difficult" and needed hired help to fell and burn the...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of light blue denim capri pants and matching blue jacket with two large breast pockets for Audrey Hepburn in "B...
Description: The tractor-trailer used to transport and display the world's largest cheese at the 1964 World's Fair held in New York. The 34,591 pound cheddar was made i...
Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...
Date: date unknown
Description: The three masted schooner, Rouse Simmons.
Description: An Ojibwa man kneels on the ground to roll up cedar bark that will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Governor C.C. Washburn house was built in the 1850's and purchased by Samuel H. Marshall before completion, then by Mr. Ashmead of Philadelphia. Washbu...
Description: An Indian man sits in front of a dwelling forming a bow or stem for a canoe that he's making.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry wood and roots gleaned from the forest to be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and brown tweed jacket over a red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Par...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Governor Nelson Dewey.
Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.
Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here Hölzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...
Description: Portrait of Daniel Bread wearing a suit.
Description: Hölzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...
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