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Painting

Moses M. Strong

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted portrait of Moses Strong.

Date: 1948 

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: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Date: 1858-08 

Description: In 1848, the artist traveled on the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamer "Winona," and created this work.

Painting

Levi Sterling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Levi Sterling — "Born in Woodford county, Ky., Jan 2,, 1804. Arrived at Galena, March, 1826, and in May located near Mineral Point, Wis.; served as sheriff...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil portrait, life-size, of Col. Stephen V. Shipman, of Chicago.

Date: 1860-05-04 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...

Painting

Roswell Brown

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Roswell Brown in an oval frame with a name plaque.

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Description: Portrait of Father Mazzuchelli.

Date: 1856-09-08 ca.

Description: A watercolor painting of the cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River. Steamers were very elegant and accommodating to the passengers; "Lady Harris" was of coloss...

Painting

Henry Dodge

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hugo Ballin's "Spirit of Labor" mural from the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

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...

Painting

South Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: South Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison, built in 1855 and designed by John F. Rague.

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a piece of pottery and a pan pipe created by late woodland mound builders of Wisconsin.

Date: 1892-03 

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

Painting

Grand Chute

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Grand Chute.

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