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Description: A grand piano with ornate shawl stands in front of the fireplace in the music room at Black Point. The fireplace surround is covered with ornate ceramic ti...
Date: 1975 ca.
Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...
Description: View across street towards a convertible automobile with a fender-mounted spare tire is parked in front of the Lake Geneva Auto Station on the south side o...
Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...
Description: An ornate chandelier with gas light style shades and many prisms dominates a photograph of the music room at Black Point. There is a painted frieze below t...
Description: A small boat is seen on the waters of Geneva Lake in this aerial view of Black Point Estate. The main house with its distinctive tower and porches is easil...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the Andy Gump statue in Flat Iron Park. Picnic tables, flowers, and trees are in the background.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: A Studebaker automobile is parked on the brick drive in front of the 1905 cottage at Black Point Estate. The side and front porches on the first floor are...
Description: View across water towards the Senta, owned and skipped by Dr. Otto Schmidt, on Lake Geneva near the Lake Geneva Yacht Club just before the start of...
Description: Classical Revival-style porch and facade. Three-story house with the basement partially above ground.
Description: Iceboats at Williams Bay on Lake Geneva.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: House built of stove-wood by David Williams in 1848-49.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva.
Date: 1927 ca.
Description: The Petersen brothers, from far left William Otto, Conrad Schmidt, and Edward William, with an unidentified boy (probably a cousin) pose in front of a smal...
Description: This aerial view of the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walkways near the house. Trees are just budding out. The house's distin...
Description: Ernst Schmidt, at age 81, sits reading the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" at a table at Black Point. A telephone and lamp with a stained glass shade stand...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Interior view of the library at Wadsworth Hall. There is one large table with two lamps and several mismatched chairs. Sculptures and houseplants also deco...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The estate known as "Snug Harbor" built by George Sturges in 1884 and owned by the Sturges family until about 1908.
Description: View of the west porch of Wadsworth Hall with wicker tables and chairs. There are papers on the table in the foreground and houseplants against the far wal...
Description: Elevated view of Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977), grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, sitting in an easy chair reading in his high ceilinged, wood pa...
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