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Description: Cover for the 1956 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some white flowers with green leaves, a lake, and some birds flying in t...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Judge James C. Hopkins house built in 1850 at 134 West Wilson Street.
Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Description: Portrait of Gaylord Nelson.
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...
Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.
Date: date unknown
Description: Portrait of John Starkweather.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hugo Ballin's "Spirit of Labor" mural from the Wisconsin State Capitol building.
Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.
Description: Oil painting portrait of unknown woman. Her hair is pinned up and she is wearing a short sleeved black dress. She has a crucifix hanging around her neck.
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: The Stoner house, located at 321 South Hamilton Street.
Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...
Description: An auctioneer, a clerk, and a helper stand on a stage on a farm conducting an auction as potential bidders surround them. Farming equipment and other items...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...
Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...
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