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Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Willett S. Main house, located at 511 North Carroll Street, was built in 1858.

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...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of light blue denim capri pants and matching blue jacket with two large breast pockets for Audrey Hepburn in "B...

Painting

Andrew G. Miller

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Andrew G. Miller.

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Painting

One Large Sheet

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier with a rifle. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee 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," Hölzlhuber wrote. Julius Movius, the General Agent fo...

Date: 1859 ca.

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

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...

Painting

Chief Buffalo

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...

Date: 1850 

Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.

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...

Painting

Waumegesako

Date: 1839 

Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber journeyed from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, and from there took a train south to Cave City, from which passengers boarded a stagecoach for t...

Painting

Orland S. Loomis

Date:  

Description: Painted portrait of Orland Steen Loomis in a suit and blue necktie.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: House built by Julius T. Clark in 1859, which in 1878 became the home of William F. Vilas.

Date: 1905 

Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.

Painting

Farm Painting

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor of Canadian Prairie Indian at lake's shore with gun in hand and a recently hunted duck on the ground. A dog is at his feet. On the far shoreline...

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