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Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, Hölzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...
Description: A watercolor of a piece of pottery and a pan pipe created by late woodland mound builders of Wisconsin.
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...
Description: "....The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox Riv...
Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...
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: 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...
Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a lavender and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and neck for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfa...
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
Description: Portrait painting of Governor William H. Upham.
Description: Photograph of an oil portrait of Wisconsin Senator James Stout.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee
Description: A painting of an Oneota farmer with village in the background.
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.
Description: From Ottawa City Hölzlhuber took a two-day hike with a couple of lumber dealers, staying in an isolated cabin overnight. They met a group of surveyors the...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a green skirt and green tweed jacket with white pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Par...
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona, with trees in the background and wetlands in the foreground.
Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...
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