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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Beginning at Odanah just south of Lake Superior, H√∂lzlhuber and several fur trappers used an Indian trail to travel upstream through extensive wild forest....

Date:  ca.

Description: A watercolor painting depicting the city of Madison circa 1850-1851.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cartoon figure hiding behind a large, turbine-type machine. He is looking over his shoulder at a black space with diagrams of atoms. The electron orbits ha...

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: ". . . At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, ware...

Painting

Conant Farmstead

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Conant Farmstead.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a country store in autumn. A man driving a horsedrawn wagon hauls full milkcans in the foreground and, to the right, several families are hauling i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

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Description: Germania Building with streetcars, automobiles, and pedestrians on the south side of W. Wells Street between N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 2nd Street.

Painting

Caroline Klauber

Date: 1868 

Description: Oil painting of Caroline Klauber, wife of Samuel Klauber.

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...

Date: 1953 

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a black, off the shoulder evening gown for Martha Hyer to wear in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954). She wears whi...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In April of 1860 H√∂lzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of John Arndt sitting and resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of birch trees and fl...

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...

Date: 1932 

Description: Diorama(?) depicting the test of the first mechanical reaper by Cyrus McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The display was likely part of Intern...

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Description: Portrait.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction. In the background is a wigwam (or wetu).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...

Painting

Mason C. Darling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic print of a waist-up painting of Mason C. Darling. Darling served as a member of U.S. House of Representative from the 2nd District in Wisconsi...

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