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Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...
Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.
Description: Children playing in a sand box, or "sand garden" at the Woodlawn School garden. American flags are planted in the sand and a teacher or older child is hold...
Description: Center panel of the completed mural at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The image depicts wheat farming, one of the state's earliest and largest industrie...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
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...
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...
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: In 1848, the artist traveled on the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamer "Winona," and created this work.
Description: Portrait of Roswell Brown in an oval frame with a name plaque.
Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....
Date: 1866 ca.
Date: 1862-06 ca.
Description: The island is situated on the English Channel, not far from Hampshire. Its shape resembles that of a pear and it has an area of 75 English miles. The royal...
Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...
Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.
Description: South Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison, built in 1855 and designed by John F. Rague.
Description: Quarter-length portrait painting of Samuel Marshall.
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