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Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier holding up a wagon wheel. The painting was a preliminary study done by F.W. Heine or one of the Germany panorama...

Date: 1937 

Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...

Date: 1956 

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...

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Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Appeal of the Legionary to Caesar Augustus", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the east wal...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: The maple and hickory forests in the old northwest were often plagued with fires during the summer months. H√∂lzlhuber, on a return journey from Niagara Fal...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Tuisco left Bremerhaven May 6, 1856. H√∂lzlhuber called this the "quickest three masted immigration boat," holding 335 passengers. Though in the...

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Painting

William Hall

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mural within the Wisconsin State Capitol depicting two women as "The seeker of knowledge at the shrine of wisdom".

Date: 1872 

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...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black pleated skirt and brown jacket over a black pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"...

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a group of Indians sitting around a fire under a cliff.

Painting

Gaylord Nelson

Date: 1963 

Description: Portrait of Gaylord Nelson.

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a brown skirt and beige four-button cable-knit sweater over a black pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfas...

Painting

Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Morgan L. Martin standing in a landscape, with a dog sitting at his feet.

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:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

Painting

Fort Sumter

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of a harbor view of Fort Sumter. A sailboat sails through the foreground waters, and the fort stands in the background, with a United States fl...

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