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Description: An artist's depiction of the first State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd).
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Before my retun to Europe, D. Brandis, the editor of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper in New York, invited me in March...
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.
Description: A watercolor of prehistoric Indians building an effigy mound.
Date: date unknown
Description: Portrait of John Starkweather.
Description: Painted portrait of Democrat John Whitcome Reynolds.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...
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...
Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...
Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Jane Dousman.
Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....
Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hofmann and his family had immigrated from the Rhine region to America in 1848, where they began to cultivate the farm. It was a struggle for the family be...
Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Governor C.C. Washburn house was built in the 1850's and purchased by Samuel H. Marshall before completion, then by Mr. Ashmead of Philadelphia. Washbu...
Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.
Description: Cover for the 1956 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some white flowers with green leaves, a lake, and some birds flying in t...
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.
Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...
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