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Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The magnificent Newhall House, a hotel that dwarfed the neighboring buildings, opened in 1857. H√∂lzlhuber completed this sketch for the Neue illustriert...


Logging Scene


Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...


Description: Portrait of John Wayles Hemings Jefferson in uniform.

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:  date unknown

Description: A depiction of the Yellowstone Church of rural Lafayette County, just a few miles from the Kammerude farm. The church is built from locally quarried limest...

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 birch trees in a m...


Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.

Date: 1938 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of John Starkweather.

Date: 1856 

Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...

Date: 1937 

Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Watercolor of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers marching through on their way to Fort Riley, April 1862. Created by John Gaddis of Company E.

Date: 1866 

Description: "Old Abe The Live Wisconsin War Eagle," eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment painted from life perched on a flag pole.

Date: 1997 

Description: A painting of an archaic Indian mining for copper.


William Hall

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a hunter walking in tall grass among trees above a group of buildings, perhaps cabins, on the shoreline of Cherokee Marsh.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hugo Ballin's "Spirit of Labor" mural from the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1850 

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

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