Looking North from Reed Street | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Looking North from Reed Street

Looking North from Reed Street | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw us — this sketch of Milwaukee appeared in the widely circulated Leipziger Illustrierte Zeitung in 1860. It was made looking north from the vicinity of Reed st. <i>[sic]</i> and the building at the left is said to be one of the city's first breweries. The original is owned by Paul Hoff, Milwaukee."
DESCRIPTION
Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw us — this sketch of Milwaukee appeared in the widely circulated Leipziger Illustrierte Zeitung in 1860. It was made looking north from the vicinity of Reed st. [sic] and the building at the left is said to be one of the city's first breweries. The original is owned by Paul Hoff, Milwaukee."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:54640
Creation Date: 1860
Creator Name:Hölzlhuber, Franz, 1826-1898
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File**
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PF Milwaukee.628
Original Dimensions:8 x 3 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The original sketch by Franz Holzlhuber appeared as an engraving in Leipzig's Illustrierte Zeitung, in the December 8, 1860 issue, page 404-405. This view is probably from the Milwaukee Journal photogravure section. Further explanatory notes appear in Thomas Beckman's "Milwaukee Illustrated: Panoramic and Bird's-eye views of a Midwestern Metropolis, 1844-1908," Milwaukee Art Center, 1978. Catalog no. 13. The original sketch is housed at the Milwaukee Public Museum #E11851/3449
SUBJECTS
Engraving
Breweries
Cities and towns
Men
Horse-drawn vehicles
Railroads
Water
Horses

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