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Date: 1858 ca.

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: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman caulks the seams of a canoe with pitch.

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a brown skirt and matching jacket with brown pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramo...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a long-sleeve green shirt dress with six buttons and one breast pocket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...

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 birch trees in a m...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Levi B. Vilas house at 521 North Henry Street after the porch and steps were remodeled by Arthur O. Fox, brother of Mrs. William F. Vilas, who purchase...

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 birch trees on the...

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a bright red knee-length skirt and tight fitted elbow-length jacket. Also included are a white cape (with r...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Painting of farm depicting farmhouse, barn, and windmill. Located east of Gotham on Old Lone Rock Road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction.

Painting

A Farm Auction

Date:  date unknown

Description: An auctioneer, a clerk, and a helper stand on a stage on a farm conducting an auction as potential bidders surround them. Farming equipment and other items...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, dropping off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date: 1866 

Description: James K. Proudfit, adjutant general of Wisconsin, in uniform.

Painting

Removing Bark

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of Colonel Robert Weakley. Col. Weakley served as a Representative from Tennessee; born in Halifax County, Va., Jul...

Painting

James Robertson

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of James Robertson. Robertson was a contemporary of Daniel Boone and was active in the exploration of the State of...

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: 1884 ca.

Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.

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