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Description: A watercolor of a person flintknapping, a process used to make prehistoric stone tools.
Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.
Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
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: 1830 ca.
Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....
Date: 1987 ca.
Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...
Description: Portrait of Roswell Brown in an oval frame with a name plaque.
Description: Airbrush drawing showing a hand using a control arm with a ball-end. White line over-image shows action of the switch. Painting made for a Gisholt Machine...
Description: Head and shoulders watercolor portrait of Sid Boyum, in profile. He is wearing a red winter hat with pom-pom and has a cigar in his mouth.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Jairus Cassius Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, built this house in 1850 at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).
Description: Painting by Cal Peters depicting the battle of Bad Axe at the Wisconsin River on August 2, 1832.
Description: A threshing scene during harvest time. In the background, the separater tender stands on the thresher overseeing the whole operation. He has a weighing dev...
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
Description: Waist-up portrait of James H. Lockwood.
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...
Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....
Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...
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