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Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. H√∂lzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...

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...

Painting

Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...

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: 1938 ca.

Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.

Painting

City Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: City Hall, located at 2 W. MIfflin Street, was built from 1856-1858. The architect was August Kutzbock.

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Watercolor of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers marching through on their way to Fort Riley, April 1862. Created by John Gaddis of Company E.

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 pine trees in silh...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted miniature of a young woman wearing a pendant necklace, blue robe over chemise, and straw bonnet with blue ribbon tied under her chin.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The John A. Johnson house, located at 316 Wisconsin Avenue, was probably built by John Gripper who lived there in 1868. The house was purchased by Johnson...

Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Eleazer Williams.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Oscar D. Brandenburg house, 22 Langdon Street. Later the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house. Razed and replaced in 1972 by the Langdon Apartments. Oscar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

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...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and light green jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). The j...

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: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a white terry cloth pea jacket over a tight black above-the-knee dress for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.

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