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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...
Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
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.
Description: James K. Proudfit, adjutant general of Wisconsin, in uniform.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil painting of a Civil War cannon, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, painted by a group of German painters kno...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hölzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...
Date: date unknown
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
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...
Description: In August 1858, Hölzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...
Description: A watercolor of a piece of pottery and a pan pipe created by late woodland mound builders of Wisconsin.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and light green jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). The j...
Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: A watercolor of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. This panel displays the history of Wisconsin exploration, mos...
Description: Cover for the 1948 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a sketch of a tree, a fence, and a small town by a lake. The Wisconsin Fr...
Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.
Description: Waist-up portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.
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