Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 78

Photograph

Animal Sculpture by Dr. Evermor

Date: 
Description: Side view of an animal sculpture on a patio or porch. The creature was built by Dr. Evermor from scrap metal which he collected and designed and assembled....
Photograph

Lion Sculpture

Date: 
Description: Fisheye lens view of an elongated lion sculpture in Sid's backyard. Behind the sculpture is a wire fence, and a taller wood fence, on which plywood bird cu...
Photograph

Abstract Metal Sculpture

Date: 
Description: 3-D abstract cut metal sculpture, resting on black velvet. It stands 31 inches high.
Photograph

Grandfather Clock in Entry Hall

Date: 
Description: Sid Boyum's entry hall, with grandfather clock, carved wooden dragon head bench, Egyptian motif painted paneling, and old black rotary dial telephone. Ther...
Photograph

Sid in His Living Room

Date: 
Description: Sid Boyum, with a cigar in his mouth, is sitting on a fur-covered sofa in his living room reading a magazine. There is a large, carved wooden shelving unit...
Photograph

Wooden Sculpture of a Fire-Breathing Dragon Cannon

Date: 
Description: Wooden scultpure of a dragon-styled cannon, painted and decorated fancifully, resting on wood cabinet-style television in Sid's living room. There is a boo...
Photograph

Astrological Clock in Sid's Kitchen

Date: 
Description: Non-functioning clock on the wall of Sid's kitchen. The clock consists 12 ceramic plates denoting each hour in Romain numerals and decorated with neoclassi...
Photograph

Young Woman Sitting on "Polar Bear Chair"

Date: 
Description: Outdoor portrait of a young woman sitting on the "Polar Bear Chair," a concrete cast sculpture in Sid's front yard. She is wearing sunglasses, shorts and s...
Photograph

Sid Building Sculpture Form

Date: 
Description: Sid Boyum, with a cigar in his mouth, is standing on a ladder while building a wooden form for his concrete casting of an abstract geometric sculpture that...
Photograph

Painted Plow

Date: 
Description: Hand-painted plow, with design of flowers in Sid's backyard, next to the Tea House and the base of a sculpture.
Photograph

Astrolabe in Red

Date: 
Description: Metal astrolabe mounted on concrete base in Sid's backyard. The base is painted red with yellow Chinese characters, and the astrolabe is painted gold, with...
Photograph

Biomorphic Female Form

Date: 
Description: Cast concrete sculpture of headless female form, mounted on square base in Sid's backyard, under the Tea Garden archway. In the foreground is a small arche...
Photograph

"Creature Abstract" Sculpture

Date: 
Description: Sun-lit sculpture, identified as "Creature Abstract," in Sid's backyard. Painted entirely white, the sculpture uses bold negative spaces with curvilinear s...
Photograph

Small Triangular Abstract

Date: 
Description: Small, white, triangular abstract form on square two-tiered base in Sid's backyard.
Photograph

"Multi-Tiered Pagoda"

Date: 
Description: White-washed, cast-concrete sculpture identified as "Multi-tiered Pagoda" and measuring 92" x 32" x 32". It stands in Sid's backyard in front of a tree. Tw...
Photograph

"Odd Tower" Blue Pillar with Figure and Pelican

Date: 
Description: Tall blue pillar identified as "Odd Tower" with a grinning face at the top. A figure partway down has its head inside the pillar and feet braced against th...
Photograph

Sculptures in Sid's Backyard

Date: August 1970
Description: "Six-Sided Red Lantern," "Three-Tiered Fountain" and a flat goose cut from gray stone (laid in a bed of white gravel) in Sid's backyard. A corner of the pa...
Photograph

Blue Pillar Sculpture with the Artist

Date: 
Description: Sid Boyum standing in his backyard between the Blue Pillar with Figure and Pelican, and a large white Lantern sculpture. Other sculptures are in the backgr...
Photograph

Lantern Sculpture

Date: August 1966
Description: Lantern sculpture surrounded by trees and plants. In the background is a man sitting or standing with his back turned.
Photograph

Buddha Sculpture Inside Lantern Sculpture

Date: 
Description: Sid's lantern sculpture with a Buddha sculpture inside is surrounded by trees and plants. The sculpture is called "Three-Tiered Tower." The Madison-Kipp Co...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: