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Peshtigo Fire

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Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.

Painting

Clown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of a balding clown with a painted face and curly red hair. He is wearing a large blue bow tie and an orange hat with a flower o...

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Description: Portrait painting of Governor William H. Upham.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In April of 1860 H√∂lzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: ". . . At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, ware...

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.

Painting

Watertown

Date: 1841 

Description: View of Watertown.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache designs for a glamorous knee length white dress with a bright green wrap. Three sketches are included including a view...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of two men drinking at a bar. They are wearing hats and suits, and with oversized, red noses. The caption reads: "Lots of local color, 'eh?"

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: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

Painting

Joshua E. Dodge

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Description: Joshua E. Dodge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a view of downtown Madison from Lake Monona. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the center.

Date: 1961 

Description: A drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a design for a yellow trench coat worn by Audrey Hepburn in the bus station scene in "Breakfast at Tif...

Painting

Tommy Thompson

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Description: Portrait of Governor Tommy Thompson of Wisconsin, 1986-2000.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Levi B. Vilas house at 521 North Henry Street after the porch and steps were remodeled by Arthur O. Fox, brother of Mrs. William F. Vilas, who purchase...

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Description: Waist-up portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.

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Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Edward Winslow, who was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower as well as the Governor of the Plymouth, Massachuset...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

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