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Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of a painted portrait of Stevens Thomson Mason, the first governor of Michigan.

Painting

Moses Kneeland

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait.

Painting

Bascom Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as it looked in 1859 when built.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for blue slacks, probably blue jeans, and a white sweatshirt for Audrey Hepburn's "hair drying" costume in "Bre...

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

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...

Painting

Befriend Nature

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 trees in silhouett...

Date: 1891-12 

Description: Engraved image of a Native American in a headdress riding a running horse. Dacners can be seen in the background.

Date: 1959 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a knee-length black evening dress with black lace overlay designed by Edith Head for Donna Douglas in the f...

Date: 1876-06 

Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a blue and white polka dot romper with drawstrings at the waist and shoelace straps for Audrey Hepburn's "s...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here H√∂lzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Benjamin Franklin Hopkins house, 142 East Gilman Street, built by Hopkins about 1850. The house was later owned by Dr. William Jacobs. The square bay...

Painting

Steam Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A harvest scene in which an old-fashioned steam-powered tractor is hooked up to a threshing machine. There is a pile of coal next to the tractor and a tank...

Date: 1963 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a bright green and pink trillium. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded in...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "The fertillity of the soil in North America, Canada, and especially in the state of Wisconsin, brought it about that the great...

Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Portrait of Eleazer Williams.

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