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Painting

Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view along shoreline of Geneva Lake at Porter's Park. A man sits in a canoe at the rocky shoreline while a woman sits and reads on a rustic ben...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Buena Vista House with electric power lines. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, who is said to have g...

Photograph

Porter's Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view from footbridge with rustic railings of a small boy wearing a large hat standing at the end of the footbridge. A group of adults and anoth...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: View of a parlor interior (probably that of Herman Amberg Preus's parsonage) with a bay window and draperies, a statue, plants, an ornate clock on a table...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

Date: 1898 

Description: A hydrographic map of Lake Geneva that includes 15 cross sections of the depths at various points as well as a line running the length of the lake from Gen...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus and their visitors are seated in a large semicircle with baby in carriage in center; frame house with c...

Postcard

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...

Photograph

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Female students practice painting and drawing in an art class session at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher assists in the background.

Photograph

James Sanford Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Young man and two women in a horse-drawn wagon in front of the fenced yard of the James Sanford home. There is a small patch of snow on the ground in front...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Date: 1873 

Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus, and their family, are in the yard playing croquet. One woman sits with a closed parasol in her hand an...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf with floor mats, a pommel horse, rings apparatus, and racks of Indian clubs.

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