The First House in Milwaukee, Matthias Stein, Owner
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As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, moved to the region near the end of the 1830's; Holzlhuber lived opposite this house for four years with the Vintschger family.
Image ID: 28083
Creation Date: 1858 ca.
Creator Name: Holzlhuber, Franz, 1826-1898
Collection Name: Franz Holzlhuber, 1826-1898 : Sketches and associated materials, 1856-1860, 1959
Original Format Type: paintings
Original Format Number: PH 3131.11
Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 8 inches
This image is one of forty-two watercolor drawings from a sketchbook by Hoelzlhuber, documenting his trip to the U.S., especially to Wisconsin and Canada in 1856-1860.
Originally translated from Holzlhuber's journal as Martin Stein, the owner's name was actually Matthias Stein.
Boats and boating
Forests and forestry
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