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Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of prehistoric Indians building an effigy mound.

Painting

Corn Shredding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.

Date: 1961 

Description: Twelve views of the fronts and backs of Edith Head costume designs in pencil, ink, and watercolor, including dresses, slacks and tops designed for Audrey H...

Date: 1856 

Description: "The second view at the Kakalin, from the north side of the river, shows the first or guard lock in the foreground and beyond the dam the large frame build...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Ranzer's prosperous farm was hewn out of the forest rather than the prairie. This was "of course more difficult" and needed hired help to fell and burn the...

Date: 1891-12 

Description: Engraved image of a Native American in a headdress riding a running horse. Dacners can be seen in the background.

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at the age of 38.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Painting

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887 

Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman coils jack pine roots as she prepares to pack them. The roots will be used in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1925 

Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for an above-the-knee length black dress with a short-sleeved black jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, H√∂lzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...

Painting

John Winslow

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of the portrait painting of John Winslow who was a passenger on the Fortune, a boat like the Mayflower, on which two of his brothers were passengers...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Tuisco left Bremerhaven May 6, 1856. H√∂lzlhuber called this the "quickest three masted immigration boat," holding 335 passengers. Though in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.

Date: 1993 

Description: Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy was born on December 5, 1901 at 711 Langdon Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. (1929) and an M.A. (1930) in hist...

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