Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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...
Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Music Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1851 as the first building on campus.
Date: date unknown
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River with trees and foliage on the banks. In the background trees line the far shore.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In April of 1860 Hölzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...
Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.
Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...
Description: Formal oil portrait of John Sheldon.
Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...
Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.
Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a black, off the shoulder evening gown for Martha Hyer to wear in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954). She wears whi...
Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Marston house, located at 524 North Henry Street, was built in 1851 in the Greek revival style for Jeremiah T. Marston, who operated a store on State S...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of farm.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: The maple and hickory forests in the old northwest were often plagued with fires during the summer months. Hölzlhuber, on a return journey from Niagara Fal...
Description: A depiction of the Yellowstone Church of rural Lafayette County, just a few miles from the Kammerude farm. The church is built from locally quarried limest...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a coffee colored skirt and matching jacket with red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"...
Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706