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Date: 1961 

Description: Seven views of the fronts and backs of Edith Head costume designs in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor, including dresses, slacks, raincoats, and tops d...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a hand-car." Julius Movius, the General Agent for all the railroad...

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 pine trees in silh...

Painting

Chief Oshkosh

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.

Painting

Tshi-zun-hau-kau

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a white, or perhaps ivory, skirt and plaid jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

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: 1858 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: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Mr. Klaner, who immigrated only in 1858 from Elberfeld to Canada, purchased the farm which I sketched here, and he looked afte...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Lansing Hoyt house at 221 Monona Avenue was built in 1873 by Hoyt.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil painting portrait of unknown woman. Her hair is pinned up and she is wearing a short sleeved black dress. She has a crucifix hanging around her neck.

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

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

Painting

Lacrosse Game

Date: 1934-10-07 ca.

Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game on October 7, 1934.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A full circle panorama as it would be seen from the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This painting was based on photographs perhaps taken by Edward Niel...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Watercolor painting of a man operating a sickle-bar mower, pulled by two horses. Cows, a large house, and rolling hills are in the background. The painti...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River, shown here on choppy water in front of tree-covered bluffs. The ship has two smokestacks, f...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.

Date: 1858-08 ca.

Description: On a very hot day in August H√∂lzlhuber visited the farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who had immigrated to Canada eleven years previously with his wife and f...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache designs for a glamorous knee length white dress with a bright green wrap. Three sketches are included including a view...

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