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Date: 1941 

Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.

Painting

Ebenezer Brigham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Date: 1862-07-28 

Description: The alarm at Humboldt, Tennessee, July 28th, 1862. A watercolor by John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers Company E.

Date: 1967 

Description: Watercolor painting of the State Historical Society headquarters building by Paul Duesler. This painting is associated with the 1967 building addition plan...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.

Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Portrait of Eleazer Williams.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.

Painting

Peshtigo Fire

Date:  

Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.

Painting

Mastodon

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.

Date: 1833 

Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.

Painting

Bland Ballard

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Bland Ballard (1761-1853). Ballard was a noted Kentucky pioneer, and also served as a scout for General George...

Painting

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy is riding the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer is loading hay into the barn during haying time in July.

Painting

James Duane Doty

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin territorial Governor James Duane Doty. Land speculator and judge, Doty engineered the selection of Madison as the permanent capital i...

Painting

Four Arrowheads

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of four arrowheads used by PaleoIndians from Wisconsin. The types from left to right are: clovis, folsum, lanceolate and scottsbluff.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...

Date: 1961 

Description: A drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a design for a yellow trench coat worn by Audrey Hepburn in the bus station scene in "Breakfast at Tif...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Mr. Klaner, who had just come from Elberfeld to Canada in 1858, purchased this farm and worked it with his wife and children. Initially they were plagued b...

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