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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Framed painting of a young woman wearing a pendant necklace, blue robe over chemise, and straw bonnet with blue ribbon tied under her chin.

Date: 1838 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 2009 

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of effigy mounds at the Kratz Creek Mound group.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian man splits cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Hawley house, also called "The Evergreens" located on Route 4 (junction of Oregon Road and County Trunk 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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Anna Harrison, painted by her son Mark R. Harrison.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple and green tunic over purple slacks with a purple sash for Audrey Hepburn's "party" costume in "Bre...

Painting

Elmside

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elmside was built by Peter Van Bergen, a prominent builder of the 1840's, at 302 South Mills Street. The house was later owned by Dr. J.B. Bowen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted scene depicting a gorilla standing on a stage holding up a top hat and looking towards audience members gathered in the foreground. Behind the gori...

Painting

Stoner House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Stoner house, located at 321 South Hamilton Street.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Simeon Mills house, located at 222 Monona Avenue.

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...

Date: 1953 

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a white mid-calf street dress for Martha Hyer to wear in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954). The top of the dress i...

Painting

Belgian Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulling a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer is driving the team, and other workers are in the...

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