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Painting

Bashford House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Bashford house located at 423 North Pinckney Avenue.

Painting

Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.

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...

Painting

Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: Portage.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Benjamin Franklin Hopkins house, 142 East Gilman Street, built by Hopkins about 1850. The house was later owned by Dr. William Jacobs. The square bay...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...

Painting

Chief Buffalo

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

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...

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for white slacks and a white pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). Notes i...

Painting

Fort Lincoln

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The island is situated on the English Channel, not far from Hampshire. Its shape resembles that of a pear and it has an area of 75 English miles. The royal...

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

Four Arrowheads

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of four arrowheads used by PaleoIndians from Wisconsin. The types from left to right are: clovis, folsum, lanceolate and scottsbluff.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. This panel displays the history of Wisconsin exploration, mos...

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Description: Quarter-length painted portrait of Harrison Ludington (1812-1891).

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...

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...

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