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Date: 1993 

Description: Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy was born on December 5, 1901 at 711 Langdon Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. (1929) and an M.A. (1930) in hist...

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...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a bright red knee-length skirt and tight fitted elbow-length jacket. Also included are a white cape (with r...

Date: 1948 

Description: Cover for the 1948 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a sketch of a tree, a fence, and a small town by a lake. The Wisconsin Fr...

Date: 1961 

Description: Twelve views of the fronts and backs of Edith Head costume designs in pencil, ink, and watercolor, including dresses, slacks and tops designed for Audrey H...

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of prehistoric Indians building an effigy mound.

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: 1925 

Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...

Painting

Bascom Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as it looked in 1859 when built.

Date: 1941 

Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red pleated skirt and matching red collarless jacket over a red, blue, and black tartan plaid blouse. Als...

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1960 

Description: Cover for the 1960 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some vibrant purple flowers, with a lake in the background. The Wisconsi...

Date: 1957 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a floor-length black evening gown with black overcoat with white collar, designed by Edith Head for Kim Nov...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a brown skirt and beige four-button cable-knit sweater over a black pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfas...

Painting

Ella Giles House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Date: 1937 

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

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Painting

South Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: South Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1855 as the second University building. It was used initially for gene...

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