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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...

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Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, Hölzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber traveled on American railways frequently and marveled that they wouldn't have been accepted as usable in Europe. This sketch of the tunnel on th...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Tuisco left Bremerhaven May 6, 1856. Hölzlhuber called this the "quickest three masted immigration boat," holding 335 passengers. Though in the...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, Hölzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. This panel displays the history of Wisconsin exploration, mos...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

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Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Hölzlhuber, took excursions on the water, many times bri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 Hölzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. "The island is located in the English Channel not far from Hamps...

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "....At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, wareho...

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