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The First House in Milwaukee, Martin Stein, Owner

The First House in Milwaukee, Martin Stein, Owner
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Title: The First House in Milwaukee, Martin Stein, Owner
Description: 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 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
1858 ca.
Holzlhuber, Franz, 1826-1898
City, State: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Franz Holzlhuber, 1826-1898 : Sketches and associated materials, 1856-1860, 1959
Genre: Painting
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.
Subjects: Housing
Boats and boating
Forests and forestry

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