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Photograph

Music Room

Date: 1954-09 

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...

Photograph

Bartholomay House

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...

Date: 1928-06-02 

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...

Date: 1873 

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...

Photograph

Music Room

Date: 1959 

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...

Photograph

Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

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...

Postcard

Andy Gump Statue

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...

Photograph

The Senta

Date: 1915-09-05 

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...

Photograph

Three-Story House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Classical Revival-style porch and facade. Three-story house with the basement partially above ground.

Photograph

Iceboats

Date:  

Description: Iceboats at Williams Bay on Lake Geneva.

Photograph

Stove-Wood House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: House built of stove-wood by David Williams in 1848-49.

Map or Atlas

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

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...

Photograph

Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

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...

Date: 1975-02-02 

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...

Photograph

Snug Harbor

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.

Date: 1910 

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...

Date: 1942-12-25 

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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