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Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The sandstone house known as Walker's Castle was located in the 900 block of East Gorham Street. According to newspaper articles, it was built in about 186...
Description: The Governor C.C. Washburn house was built in the 1850's and purchased by Samuel H. Marshall before completion, then by Mr. Ashmead of Philadelphia. Washbu...
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: Accompanying this sketch is Hölzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...
Date: date unknown
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River, somewhere between Lake Monona and Lake Mendota.
Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: From Ottawa City Hölzlhuber took a two-day hike with a couple of lumber dealers, staying in an isolated cabin overnight. They met a group of surveyors the...
Description: Watercolor painting of a view of downtown Madison from Lake Monona. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the center.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.
Description: An artist's depiction of the first State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd).
Description: City Hall, located at 2 W. MIfflin Street, was built from 1856-1858. The architect was August Kutzbock.
Description: Hölzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry Börnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...
Description: View of Main Street, looking north on Gasper Street.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona.
Description: The Bashford house located at 423 North Pinckney Avenue.
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.
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