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Date: 1930-02-11 

Description: View of the Black Point boathouses taken from the frozen ice of Geneva Lake. Blocks of cut ice are in the foreground. A description of the photograph writt...

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1931-04-05 

Description: Automobile parked in front of the boathouse at Black Point. The description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt states, "A 1924 Loco which I just pu...

Date: 1909 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Lake Geneva from the south extending to Waukesha and Milwaukee in the north. Delavan Lake and Lake Como are identified. Several electric...

Date: 1954-07-12 

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay (1871-1956) sits with her husband Henry Bartholomay, Jr, (1868-1955) on the porch of their summer home, which was built in 1905 as...

Print

Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the north front of Wadsworth Hall. A large garden is visible in the foreground.

Photograph

Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A view of the southeast corner of the dining room in the main house at Black Point, showing a china cabinet and tea table. The cabinet holds pieces of Cath...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait of fifteen people, men women and children, posed on stone steps at Oakwood Sanitarium. Some of the people are holding bouquets.

Book or Pamphlet

Scrapbook Cover

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two pandas "scrap" on the embossed leather cover of a scrapbook bearing the title "Snaps and Scraps." Metallic gold highlights the embossed areas. The scra...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the main hall of Wadsworth Hall. There is a table in the center of the room with books and a lamp, a fireplace at right and a stairway at...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

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...

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...

Date: 1942 

Description: An oval portrait of Emma Seipp Schmidt hangs above a cabinet in the music room at Black Point. A modern style settee stands in the large window bay.

Date: 1953-06-13 

Description: Claire Chapin, granddaughter of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, with her husband, William Frederick Carr, on their wedding day at Black Point Estate. Geneva Lake...

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: 1901-07 

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Catherine Bartholomay forms the left half of a postcard. She is wearing a long dress with full sleeves. She is s...

Photograph

The Black Point

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Black Point sailing on Geneva Lake. Yerkes Observatory is in the far background.

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...

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