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Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In April of 1860 Hölzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...
Description: James K. Proudfit, adjutant general of Wisconsin, in uniform.
Description: Battle scene.
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 trees in silhouett...
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: Accompanying this sketch is Hölzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...
Date: date unknown
Description: Oil painting of a double row of willow trees on University Bay Drive. A trail winds between them. Boulders line the shore of Lake Mendota on the left. A tu...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Bashford house located at 423 North Pinckney Avenue.
Description: Quarter-length painted portrait of Harrison Ludington (1812-1891).
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of a balding clown with a painted face and curly red hair. He is wearing a large blue bow tie and an orange hat with a flower o...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hölzlhuber located this farm at about three German miles from Stevens Point. The region's soil was quite fertile. A wooden dwelling house stood in the mids...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Morgan L. Martin standing in a landscape, with a dog sitting at his feet.
Description: Lower locks on Grand Chute, Wisconsin, on the Fox River.
Description: Hugo Ballin's "Spirit of Labor" mural from the Wisconsin State Capitol building.
Description: Waist-up portrait of John Arndt sitting and resting his hands on a cane.
Description: Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy was born on December 5, 1901 at 711 Langdon Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. (1929) and an M.A. (1930) in hist...
Description: On a very hot day in August 1858 Hölzlhuber visited the farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who had immigrated to Canada eleven years previously with his wife...
Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.
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