Pictures and maps of sites in the Lead Region, 1833-1840.

Rodolf family collection, 1833-1840.


These eight paintings, drawings, and maps were produced by Franz, Theodor, and Friedrich Rodolf, members of a family of Swiss immigrants who came to Wisconsin in 1833 to settle in and around Mineral Point. Included are a watercolor of an Indian hunter, a map of Mineral Point showing the family's land holdings, three pencil sketches of buildings owned by the Rodolfs in Mineral Point, a township map showing the Rodolf farm and its neighbors, and two ink and watercolor views of the Rodolf property along the Pecatonica River. Click any thumbnail image to see a larger version.


Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
Mining, Logging, and Agriculture
Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin
Creator: Rodolf family
Pub Data: Original drawings and paintings in the Rodolf family collection, 1833-1840 (M98-130) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
Citation: Original drawings and paintings in the Rodolf family collection, 1833-1840 (M98-130) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives. Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=99; Visited on: 9/18/2014
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