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Date: 1932 

Description: Diorama(?) depicting the test of the first mechanical reaper by Cyrus McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The display was likely part of Intern...

Painting

Threshing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A threshing scene during harvest time. In the background, the separater tender stands on the thresher overseeing the whole operation. He has a weighing dev...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait.

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: 1938 ca.

Description: The sandstone house known as Walker's Castle was located in the 900 block of East Gorham Street. According to newspaper articles, it was built in about 186...

Date: 1857 

Description: Pecatonica Battle Ground.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...

Date: 1941 

Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.

Date: 1998 

Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...

Date: 1966 

Description: Head and shoulders watercolor portrait of Sid Boyum, in profile. He is wearing a red winter hat with pom-pom and has a cigar in his mouth.

Painting

A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

Painting

Logging Scene

Date:  

Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...

Date: 2009 

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of effigy mounds at the Nitschke Mound group.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: On an excursion to the South in November 1859, H√∂lzlhuber made the three-day trip on the steamboat Planet from St. Louis to New Orleans. In the harb...

Painting

Ebenezer Brigham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.

Painting

The County Fair

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a county fair, depicting a grandstand, harnass racing, a ferris wheel and merry-go-round typical of the event. The fair gave farmers an opportu...

Date: 1967 

Description: Watercolor painting of the State Historical Society headquarters building by Paul Duesler. This painting is associated with the 1967 building addition plan...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In April of 1860 H√∂lzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...

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