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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: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
Date: 1859-12-02 ca.
Description: In Holzlhuber's travels in the eastern United States he was particularly taken with Harper's Ferry--the location of the revolution organized by John Brown...
Description: Oil portrait, life-size, of Col. Stephen V. Shipman, of Chicago.
Description: A painted portrait of young George Washington in the uniform of a British Colonial Colonel. The portrait was possibly made by Peale (Charles Wilson?) and o...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The Newhall House,one of the most magnificent hotels in the United States, opened on August 10, 1856. Amid smaller houses and establishments the hotel was...
Description: Portrait of Gaylord Nelson.
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...
Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Watercolor painting of a man operating a sickle-bar mower, pulled by two horses. Cows, a large house, and rolling hills are in the background. The painti...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Reverend F.F. Ford house, at 1033 Spaight Street, was built by Mr. Harris prior to 1875 when it was purchased by Storer.
Description: Oil painting portrait of a man. He is wearing an overcoat and dark top hat with two feathers in the hatband.
There is some confusion about the last name;...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee shoreline as well as numerou...
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