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Conserve Wisconsin's Rugged Beauty

Conserve Wisconsin's Rugged Beauty | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of pine trees in silhouette. Dramatic clouds fill the sky. Below is the text: "Conserve Wisconsin's Rugged Beauty And Majestic Pines" in turquoise and gold. The artist attended Superior High School.
DESCRIPTION
Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of pine trees in silhouette. Dramatic clouds fill the sky. Below is the text: "Conserve Wisconsin's Rugged Beauty And Majestic Pines" in turquoise and gold. The artist attended Superior High School.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:118363
Creation Date: 1910
Creator Name:Archer, Velma
City:Superior
County:Douglas
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin Conservation Poster Competition Designs, ca. 1910
Genre:Painting
Original Format Type:paintings
Original Format Number:PH 124.6 (3)
Original Dimensions:14 x 17 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Watercolor designs for conservation posters made by Wisconsin high school students as part of a competition. Includes first and second place winners, honorable mentions, and other designs.

Presented by Mrs. J.S. Donald, Madison, Wis., 1953.

SUBJECTS
Posters
Forest conservation
Trees
Contests
Landscape
Sky

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