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Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Hawley house, also called "The Evergreens" located on Route 4 (junction of Oregon Road and County Trunk D).

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house built by James McBride at 200 Farwell Drive. The house was later owned by Halle Steensland, Samuel H. Marshall, and Robert M. La Follette.

Painting

Chief Oshkosh

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.

Date: 1856-06-20 ca.

Description: View from the depot of the Lakeshore Railroad to East Water Street. Holzlhuber travelled to Milwaukee to visit a family he knew from his teachings in Vienn...

Date: 1856 

Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.

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.

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.

Painting

Grand Chute

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Grand Chute.

Date:  

Description: Painting by Cal Peters depicting the battle of Bad Axe at the Wisconsin River on August 2, 1832.

Painting

Shelter Madness

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...

Painting

The County Fair

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a county fair, depicting a grandstand, harnass racing, a ferris wheel and merry-go-round typical of the event. The fair gave farmers an opportu...

Painting

Thayendanegea

Date: 1786 

Description: Print of a Gilbert Stuart painted portrait of Thayendangea (known also as Joseph Brant). He wears a feathered headdress and a shell around his neck.

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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Fastest three mast immigration boat that held 335 passengers. A relatively new boat, everything was polished and furnished in the finest (fashion?) when Ho...

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: 1973 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...

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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