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Description: Formal oil portrait of John Sheldon.
Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.
Description: Watercolor painting of a birch tree and another tree growing along an unpaved road. A fence is on the right.
Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...
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: Design in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor for a men's tuxedo shirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). This seems to be...
Date: 1987 ca.
Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...
Description: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...
Date: date unknown
Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.
Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...
Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Tuisco left Bremerhaven May 6, 1856. Hölzlhuber called this the "quickest three masted immigration boat," holding 335 passengers. Though in the...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: South Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison, built in 1855 and designed by John F. Rague.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Hölzlhuber, took excursions on the water, many times bri...
Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Elizabeth Paddy Winsley, who was of Plymouth, Massachusetts Colony ancestry. Elizabeth was marred to John Wensley, a ver...
Description: John H. Knight house, 28 East Gilman Street, built by Napoleon B. Van Slyke in 1858. Later owned by Knight, then Dr. George Keenan.
Description: A painting of an archaic Indian mining for copper.
Description: View along dirt path in a park. There is a soldier's monument in the background just beyond trees, and a brick building on the left.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.
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