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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier aiming a rifle, as seen from the rear. The study was created as part of the work of a group of German panorama a...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here H√∂lzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...

Painting

Joshua E. Dodge

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Description: Joshua E. Dodge.

Painting

Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.

Painting

Moses M. Strong

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted portrait of Moses Strong.

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: 1938 ca.

Description: Reverend F.F. Ford house, at 1033 Spaight Street, was built by Mr. Harris prior to 1875 when it was purchased by Storer.

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: 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 a me...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a blue and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and shoelace straps for Audrey Hepburn's "s...

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...

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

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Description: Portrait of John Wayles Hemings Jefferson in uniform.

Date: 1917 before

Description: Watercolor, painted by Max Otto, of Main Hall (later renamed Bascom Hall) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The watercolor predates the 1917 fire tha...

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: 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: 1858 

Description: In August 1858, H√∂lzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...

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...

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...

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