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Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
Description: Design in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor for a men's tuxedo shirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). This seems to be...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Governor William R. Taylor. He is wearing a suit and necktie, and is facing slightly towards the right.
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: 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.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier holding up a wagon wheel. The painting was a preliminary study done by F.W. Heine or one of the Germany panorama...
Description: Watercolor painting of the Hawley house, also called "The Evergreens" located on Route 4 (junction of Oregon Road and County Trunk D).
Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.
Description: Watercolor painting of a birch tree and another tree growing along an unpaved road. A fence is on the right.
Description: Full-length portrait engraving of George Washington seated with books and saber, from a painting by Chappel.
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...
Description: Encased miniature quarter-length portrait painted on ivory of William Kidd, from Ballston Spring, New York.
Description: Cartoon figure hiding behind a large, turbine-type machine. He is looking over his shoulder at a black space with diagrams of atoms. The electron orbits ha...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: In September 1859, by which time he was a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper, Hölzlhuber took his first extensive trip to lower...
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...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper took Hölzlhuber to New York, and from there he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washingt...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
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