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Portrait of Sid Boyum

Date: 1966
Description: Head and shoulders watercolor portrait of Sid Boyum, in profile. He is wearing a red winter hat with white pom-pom and black brim, and has his signature ci...
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Gisholt Lathe and Operater

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Description: Grey-tone painting of a Gisholt Automatic Lathe with a male operater standing on the right.
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Virginia Davis Dance Studio Poster

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Description: Painting of a human figure dancing. The background is decorated with dots and lines in various colors. At the bottom the caption reads: "Virginia Davis Dan...
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Operater with a Gisholt Lathe

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Description: A man standing on the left has his hands on the control panel of a Gisholt balancing machine. Graytone painting.
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View of Downtown Madison from Lake Monona

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Description: Watercolor painting of a view of downtown Madison from Lake Monona. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the center.
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Man Fishing in Stream Below Dam

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Description: Painting of a man fishing in a stream below a dam.
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Illustrative art of machine operator working with a turret.
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Illustration art of a gyroscope on a black speckled background with dashed white lines extending in six directions from the center. Lower right-hand corner...
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"I'll See You in My Dreams"

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Description: Watercolor painting of a female nude, posed as an odalesque on pink blanket or cushion, with brown background. Lettering in black across the bottom reads:...
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Clown

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Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of a balding clown with a painted face and curly red hair. He is wearing a large blue bow tie and an orange hat with a flower o...
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Drawing of Goose

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Description: Multi-colored pointillist watercolor of a goose in flight on a golden background of bright oranges and yellows. Text in ink and graphite indicate that Sid...
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Female Portrait

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Description: Three-quarter view of the head of a woman. Pen and ink with watercolor.
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Illustration art of eleven men in business suits and hats, showing head and shoulders in an "S" curve. They are all smiling against a white background.
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Illustration art of a hand using a control arm with a ball-end on Hydraulic Automatic Lathe manufactured by Gisholt Machine Company. White line over-image...
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Playful illustration art depicting a policeman in uniform with cap, hand raised to stop traffic, while blowing a whistle. Two boys wearing shirts, neckties...
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"Lots of Local Color, 'Eh?"

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Description: Humorous painting of two men, with bulbous red noses, are drinking cocktails inside a bar at the counter by the tavern front window. They are wearing hats...
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Man Hunting at Cherokee Marsh

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Description: Watercolor painting of a hunter walking in tall grass among trees above a group of buildings, perhaps cabins, on the shoreline of Cherokee Marsh.
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Painting of a Gorilla Wrestling a Leopard

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Description: Theatrical scene depicting a gorilla standing on a small side stage holding up a top hat and looking towards an audience gathered in the foreground. Behind...
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Partial illustration art of two American World War I soldiers in military uniform and helmets holding rifles as they advance under exploding artillery over...
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"The Duck Hunter"

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Description: Man hunting ducks standing in the marsh with his gun raised, aiming it into the air. He is wearing a hunting jacket. In the marsh are two ducks floating on...

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