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Painting

Frederick Mero

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Description: Illustration of Frederick Mero of Company E, 25th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1856 

Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...

Painting

Iometah

Date: 1858 

Description: Portrait of Iometah.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A depiction of the Yellowstone Church of rural Lafayette County, just a few miles from the Kammerude farm. The church is built from locally quarried limest...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: The finished farm of Ranzer, it started out with much toil and sweat. The tile and brick house now sits amid the shacks the family lived in during the firs...

Painting

Flintknapper

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a person flintknapping, a process used to make prehistoric stone tools.

Date: 1960 

Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.

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Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.

Date: 1859-08-14 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "My most interesting experiences during my stay in America from 1856 to 1860 had to do with the fact that slavery was still ram...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

Painting

Old Abe On Flag

Date: 1866 

Description: "Old Abe The Live Wisconsin War Eagle", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment painted from life perched on a flag pole.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hugo Ballin's "Spirit of Labor" mural from the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1952 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Painting of farm depicting farmhouse, barn, and windmill. Located east of Gotham on Old Lone Rock Road.

Painting

Absalom Townsend

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Description: Absalom A. Townsend -- "Born in New Jersey, Dec. 7, 1810. Settled near Gratiot's Grove, Wis., May 18, 1827; served in the Black Hawk war; filled various co...

Painting

Law Building

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Law Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by Charles S. Frost, and built in 1893 of Lake Superior brown sandstone.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.

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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