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Von Stueben Statue | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Von Stueben Statue

Von Stueben Statue | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background.  Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback presides over the street. A Revolutionary War hero, the German-born Von Steuben (1730-1794) served with George Washington. His statue, sculpted by Swiss-born artist J. Otto Schweizer, was dedicated in 1921 and stands as an impressive gateway to the park.
DESCRIPTION
In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background. Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback presides over the street. A Revolutionary War hero, the German-born Von Steuben (1730-1794) served with George Washington. His statue, sculpted by Swiss-born artist J. Otto Schweizer, was dedicated in 1921 and stands as an impressive gateway to the park.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:54754
Creation Date: December 1952
Creator Name:Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Milwaukee.556
Original Dimensions:6.5 x 8..25 inches
SUBJECTS
Library buildings
Cities and towns
Monuments
Revolution, 1775-1783
War memorials
Parks
Plaques, plaquettes
Automobiles
Snow
Outdoor photography

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