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Painting

Waumegesako

Date: 1839 

Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.

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Description: Left panel of the Wisconsin History Centennial mural by William A. McCloy. Assuming a prominent place is Robert M. La Follette, Sr. He is standing in fro...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand oil painted holiday card on wood. The scene is a seashore with foliage and rocks, two houses in the distance, and a snow-covered mountain in the backg...

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 birch trees and fl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A curving line of eleven men, depicted head and shoulders up, in business suits and hats, all smiling, against a white background.

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...

Painting

Mill Bluff

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of Mill Bluff, now part of Mill Bluff State Park. Trees surround and grow upon the bluff.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here H√∂lzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...

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Description: Portrait.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The three masted schooner, Rouse Simmons.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red, sleeveless dress with leopard print lining that has a dramatic cutaway in front revealing red ankle-...

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mural within the Wisconsin State Capitol depicting two women as "The seeker of knowledge at the shrine of wisdom".

Painting

Removing Bark

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.

Painting

Wallace Mygatt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted miniature, possibly on ivory, of Wallace Mygatt. One quarter length portrait, facing forward, wearing a suit and collar turned down over tie. He ha...

Painting

Yahara River

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona.

Painting

Befriend Nature

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 trees in silhouett...

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