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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: 1862-04-24 

Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a brown skirt and beige four-button cable-knit sweater over a black pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfas...

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...

Painting

Oneota Farmer

Date: 1997 

Description: A painting of an Oneota farmer with village in the background.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The home of Moses Strong, a prominent attorney, politician, speculator and land agent who moved to Wisconsin Territory and settled in Mineral Point in 1836...

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Accompanying this sketch is H√∂lzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...

Date: 1925 

Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Painting

Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

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...

Painting

William F. Vilas

Date:  

Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...

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...

Date: 1964 

Description: The tractor-trailer used to transport and display the world's largest cheese at the 1964 World's Fair held in New York. The 34,591 pound cheddar was made i...

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Date: 1997 

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

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...

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