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Milwaukee Panorama Artists with Panorama

Milwaukee Panorama Artists with Panorama | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
DESCRIPTION
Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with The Atlanta Cyclorama 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, circa 1880s)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 388(5)
Original Dimensions:17 x 13 inches
SUBJECTS
Painters
Painting
Clothing and dress
Historic sites
Germans
Indoor photography
Moustache
Portraits, Group

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