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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...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier holding up a wagon wheel. The painting was a preliminary study done by F.W. Heine or one of the Germany panorama...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a lavender and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and neck for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfa...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Oscar D. Brandenburg house, 22 Langdon Street. Later the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house. Razed and replaced in 1972 by the Langdon Apartments. Oscar...

Painting

Cascade of Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a cascade of water over boulders in a stream. Trees and foliage are growing on both sides.

The scene may be Madison Creek, west of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait engraving of George Washington seated with books and saber, from a painting by Chappel.

Painting

The County Fair

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a county fair, depicting a grandstand, harnass racing, a ferris wheel and merry-go-round typical of the event. The fair gave farmers an opportu...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Painting

Logging Scene

Date:  

Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...

Date: 1952 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for blue slacks and a white sweatshirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961).

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of two men drinking at a bar. They are wearing hats and suits, and with oversized, red noses. The caption reads: "Lots of local color, 'eh?"

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber traveled on American railways frequently and marveled that they wouldn't have been accepted as usable in Europe. This sketch of the tunnel on th...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.

Painting

The Peddler

Date: 1841 

Description: Women showing fabric to two men.

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