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Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront.  The Madison Turners organized in 1855 to foster physical education.  The members are arranged in casual groups that depict drinking, boating, shooting, gymnastic exercise, etc.  The Madison Capitol can be seen in the distance and a sketch of the Turner's Hall appears below the lithograph.  Individual members can be identified by numbers on their belt buckles.
DESCRIPTION
Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. The Madison Turners organized in 1855 to foster physical education. The members are arranged in casual groups that depict drinking, boating, shooting, gymnastic exercise, etc. The Madison Capitol can be seen in the distance and a sketch of the Turner's Hall appears below the lithograph. Individual members can be identified by numbers on their belt buckles.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:37687
Creation Date: 1863
Creator Name:Kurz, Louis
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:7-6267
Original Dimensions:35 x 25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
1. F. Haspel 2. H. Muskat 3. Ed. Baus 4. Emil Wallber 5. Gustav Wagenbreth 6. Frank Massing 7. John Wickert 8. J. J. Lorenz 9. John Kleider 10. M. Kohner 11. M. Waldschaky 12. Frank Muller 13. A. Bartsch 14. Daniel Maul 15. H. Anschutz 16. Aug. Kruger 17. Otto Peemuller 18. Wm. Fleisher 19. J. Chr. Rieberger 20. John Blass 21. John Schmitz 22. John Suhr 23. Wm. Holzhausen 24. F. Pecher 25. Bruno Schneider 26. Wm. Kruger 27. F. Kurz 28. H. Jungmann 29. Chs. Deeg 30. Chs. Gewecke 31. A. Pickarts 32. C. Fr. Solberg 33. Ernst Schneider 34. A. Sauthoff 35. W. Sauthoff 36. C. Baudler 37. H. Ebert 38. R. Baus 39. Wm. Mayer 40. A. Riebe 41. M. Schutz 42. Eduard Voigt 43. Ed. Gunkel 44. Jos. Breuch 45. Chr. Hinrichs 46. John Rodermund 47. F. Sauthoff 48. John Geo. Ott 49. L. J. Steiner 50. Max Landauer 51. F. B. Huchting 52. A. Kutzbock 53. Arnold Huchting 54. John Stock 55. Joe Muller 56. A. Faast 57. Ernst Muller 58. Wm. Scheibel 59. Chs. Miller 60. Jac. Heimerl 61. Chs. Ott 62. H. Schmiedemann
SUBJECTS
Dogs
Architecture
Guitars
Musical instruments
Organizations
Trees
Clothing and dress
Hats
Firearms
Germans
Immigrants
Men
Gymnastics
Drinking of alcoholic beverages
Boats and boating
Water

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