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Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.
Date: 1859-07-29 ca.
Description: Forests in the north were often plagued with fires during the summer months, and Holzlhuber (on a return journey from Niagara Falls), passed through one. I...
Description: "The second view at the Kakalin, from the north side of the river, shows the first or guard lock in the foreground and beyond the dam the large frame build...
Description: This detailed map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper peninsu...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles Bracken. He was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on April 6, 1797, and came to Walnut Grove, La Fayette County on Ma...
Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithographic view of the Grande Chute Falls on the Fox River. There is a tent on the shore on the right.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Holzlhuber traveled on the Mississippi-Minnesota Railway frequently and was never impressed with the haphazard way it was put together. The sketch of the t...
Description: This map shows the state of Wisconsin in 1856. Counties in existence at the time and the division of townships, railroads, both existing and proposed, and...
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...
Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Frank Desnoyer. He was born in Detroit. Michigan and emigrated to Wisconsin on July 1, 1835.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: In 1848, the artist traveled on the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamer "Winona," and created this work.
Date: 1857-06 ca.
Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Holzlhuber took excursions on the water, many times brin...
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
Description: This map shows a plat of town, local streets, and parts of East and Fox Rivers.
Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. D.W. Brown of Ashland, Ohio was t...
Description: This 1855 geological map shows counties, cities, rivers, canals, lakes, railroads, common roads, county towns, townships, villages, and post offices. It in...
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