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Vinnie Ream Hoxie

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Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.
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Helen Farnsworth Mears

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Description: Helen Farnsworth Mears sitting on a ladder and resting her head against her hand.
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Vinnie Ream Hoxie

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Wisconsin sculptor. The only sculptor for whom Lincoln posed, Ream received the controversial commission...
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Young Vinnie Ream Hoxie

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Description: Head and shoulders oval-framed formal studio portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie.
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Karl Bitter

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Description: Portrait of Karl Bitter, sculptor of "Wealth" and other statuary for the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Vinnie Ream with Lincoln Bust

Date: 1866
Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.
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Raising "Wisconsin" Statue

Date: July 20 1914
Description: The bronze statue "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, is hoisted to the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.
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"Wisconsin" Statue on Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: July 20 1914
Description: A crane places the gilded bronze statue, "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, on top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.
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Attilio Piccirilli

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Description: Portrait of Attilio Piccirilli, sculptor of many figures adorning the Wisconsin State Capitol. Attilio was one of several brothers who operated a stonecarv...
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Daniel Chester French

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Description: Portrait of Daniel C. French, sculptor of the figure, "Wisconsin" which graces the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome. French met George Post at the C...
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Adolf Weinman

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Description: Portrait of sculptor Adolph Weinman. He sculpted the South Pediment at the Wisconsin State Capitol, and the seated figure of Abraham Lincoln that sits in f...
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Helen Farnsworth Mears

Date: 1893
Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...
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Jean Pond Miner with "Forward"

Date: 1893
Description: Sculptor Jean Pond Miner working on her statue "Forward" in the Wisconsin Building at the Columbian Exposition.
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Sculptor Jo Davidson with La Follette Statue

Date: 1929
Description: Sculptor Jo Davidson standing next to his larger than life statue of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. The statue was presented to the National Statuary...
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Vinnie Ream Hoxie

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Description: Painting of Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Wisconsin sculptor.
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Student Sculptor

Date: December 12 1933
Description: University of Wisconsin student sculpting a statue. He is surrounded by small sculptures in the old student Union building.
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Cook with Ice Sculpture

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Ottoman Parrhysius, cold meat cook at the Loraine Hotel, posing with a parrot ice sculpture that he created.
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Sculpting a Figure

Date: 1950
Description: A female artist sculpts a female figure from clay.
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Artist Sculpts Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948
Description: An artist sculpts a bust from photographs of Margaret McGuire, the first Alice in Dairyland, most likely to be displayed at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposi...
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Construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Date: 1899
Description: View of construction workers and stone carvers/cutters (some of them probably Italian) showing the detailed sections of the building of the State Historica...

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