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Painting

The County Fair

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a county fair, depicting a grandstand, harnass racing, a ferris wheel and merry-go-round typical of the event. The fair gave farmers an opportu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Formal painted portrait of Governor Nelson Dewey.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Exterior view of building with horse and carriage in foreground. Holzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster in this Jewish Synagogue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ink and watercolor of prehistoric mounds near the mouth of Haigs Creek and the Scioto River.

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a piece of pottery and a pan pipe created by late woodland mound builders of Wisconsin.

Date: 1856 

Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...

Date: 1960 

Description: Cover for the 1960 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some vibrant purple flowers, with a lake in the background. The Wisconsi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Painting of farm depicting farmhouse, barn, and windmill. Located east of Gotham on Old Lone Rock Road.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a wounded Union Civil War soldier partially reclining on the ground created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwauke...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

Painting

Henry Dodge

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Painting

Yellow Thunder

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).

Painting

Elmside

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elmside was built by Peter Van Bergen, a prominent builder of the 1840's, at 302 South Mills Street. The house was later owned by Dr. J.B. Bowen.

Painting

Moses M. Strong

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted portrait of Moses Strong.

Date: 1856 

Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.

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