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Date: 1888 

Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.

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Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

Painting

Garnhart House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...

Painting

Tommy Thompson

Date:  

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

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a white half-length terry cloth belted trench coat for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramoun...

Date: 1956 

Description: Cover for the 1956 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some white flowers with green leaves, a lake, and some birds flying in t...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of Edward C. Berner's ice cream store.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman coils jack pine roots as she prepares to pack them. The roots will be used in the construction of a canoe.

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...

Painting

Roswell Brown

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Roswell Brown in an oval frame with a name plaque.

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: 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...

Painting

Belgian Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulls a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer drives the team, and other workers are visible in th...

Date: 1937 

Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

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 in a m...

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Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Appeal of the Legionary to Caesar Augustus", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the east wal...

Painting

Absalom Townsend

Date:  

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...

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