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Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.

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: Hofmann and three sons had emigrated in 1848 from the Rhine region to northern Wisconsin. Initially they had no neighbors for a distance of four to five ho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

Painting

Ebenezer Brigham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Date: 1932 

Description: Diorama(?) depicting the test of the first mechanical reaper by Cyrus McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The display was likely part of Intern...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for light blue capri pants and matching short-sleeved blue shirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"...

Painting

Neckerman House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Neckerman house, located at 208-212 (210-214?) Monona Avenue, (now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard), built by General David Atwood and his partner Ro...

Painting

Frederick Mero

Date:  

Description: Illustration of Frederick Mero of Company E, 25th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a long sleeve red shirt dress with five buttons, a belted waist, and brown gloves for Audrey Hepburn in "Br...

Date: 1858 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:  

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Governor William R. Taylor. He is wearing a suit and necktie, and is facing slightly towards the right.

Date: 1850 

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

Date: 1952 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Civil War cannon, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, painted by a group of German painters kno...

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: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a three-quarter sleeve citrine green shirt dress with four buttons, a belted waist, and matching gloves for...

Painting

House Party

Date: 1927-12 

Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...

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