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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Ranzer's prosperous farm was hewn out of the forest rather than the prairie. This was "of course more difficult" and needed hired help to fell and burn the...

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Description: Oil portrait of Sherburn S. Merrill.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Beginning at Odanah just south of Lake Superior, H√∂lzlhuber and several fur trappers used an Indian trail to travel upstream through extensive wild forest....

Painting

Sarah F. Conover

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

Date:  

Description: Left panel of the Wisconsin History Centennial mural by William A. McCloy. Assuming a prominent place is Robert M. La Follette, Sr. He is standing in fro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River north of Lake Mendota. Trees are on the banks to the left with foliage throughout. A meadow is on the right.

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River in winter near Lake Monona. The trees are reflected in the ice.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier aiming a rifle, as seen from the rear. The study was created as part of the work of a group of German panorama a...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Lewis Cass.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).

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 and fl...

Date: 1948 

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: 1858 ca.

Description: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a hand-car," H√∂lzlhuber wrote. Julius Movius, the General Agent fo...

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

House Party

Date: 1927-12 

Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...

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