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Milwaukee Panorama Artists with Panorama

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DESCRIPTION

Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with the cyclorama of the Battle of Chattanooga/Missionary Ridge as a backdrop. Included in the group are, standing from the top left: Franz Bilberstein (landscapes), August Lohr (supervisor and designer of landscape settings), Herman Michalowski (figures), Feodor von Luerzer (landscapes), Franz Rohrbeck with flag (figures, especially Confederates), Theodor Breidwiser (figures), Johannes Schulz (seated) (figures), and Otto Dinger at the top right (figures). In front of them from the left with large moustache, Albert Richter (figures), Gustav Wendling (figures), Bernhard Schneider (landscapes), Bernhard (Wilhelm?) Schroeder (Schroeter?) (landscapes), and Paul Wilhelmi (figures). Standing in the center are Friedrich Wilhelm Heine (supervisor and master of composition) with Theodore R. Davis, a reporter who had reported on the battle. Robert(?) Schade is one of the men also seated at that level.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 26071

Creation Date: 1886 

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Milwaukee

County: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Cyclorama Painters and Paintings, ca. 1880s

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 388(5)

Original Dimensions: 17 x 13 inches

SUBJECTS

Arts

Clothing and dress

Germans

Historic sites

Indoor photography

Land use

Moustache

Painters

Painting

Persons

Portraits, Group

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