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Date: 1891 

Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Lewis Cass.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.

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: 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...

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of John Arndt sitting and resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1932 

Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.

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Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Appeal of the Legionary to Caesar Augustus", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the east wal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

Date: 1959 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a black evening dress with criss-cross straps in front and a red full overcoat with fur cuffs made for Shir...

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: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Painting

Yahara River

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: 1857 

Description: Pecatonica Battle Ground.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.

Painting

Flintknapper

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a person flintknapping, a process used to make prehistoric stone tools.

Date: 1941 

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

Painting

Gyroscope

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted image of a gyroscope on a black speckled background with dashed white lines extending in six directions from the center. Lower right-hand corner is...

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...

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