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Date: 1997 

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

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: 1891-12 

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

Painting

Shelter Madness

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...

Date: 1908 

Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red, sleeveless dress with leopard print lining that has a dramatic cutaway in front revealing red ankle-...

Date: 1960 

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"...

Painting

James Monroe

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by J. Vanderlyn.

Painting

Music Hall

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: 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: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber traveled on American railways frequently and marveled that they wouldn't have been accepted as usable in Europe. This sketch of the tunnel on th...

Date: 2009 

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

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Painting

Garnhart House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of Colonel Robert Weakley. Col. Weakley served as a Representative from Tennessee; born in Halifax County, Va., Jul...

Date: 1961 

Description: Design in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor for a men's tuxedo shirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). This seems to be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of two men drinking at a bar. They are wearing hats and suits, and with oversized, red noses. The caption reads: "Lots of local color, 'eh?"

Date:  

Description: A painted portrait of Andrew Jacques Vieau, son of Jacques Vieau.

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:  date unknown

Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...

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