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Fire Company

Date: 1857
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
Painting

Ramsay Crooks

Date: 1857
Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.
Painting

Pecatonica Battle Ground

Date: 1857
Description: Pecatonica Battle Ground.
Photograph

Actor in Black Hawk Play

Date: 1857
Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...
Photograph

Actor as Army Officer

Date: 1857
Description: An actor dressed as an army officer, holding a saber, for the performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears...
Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857
Description: A woman dressed in Indian headwrap with feather, wrapped in a blanket, for a performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...
Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857
Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...
Print

Capitol (Third) and Unbuilt Dome

Date: 1857
Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Drawing

Capitol (Third) Rotunda Section

Date: 1857
Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...
Map or Atlas

Waukesha, Wis.

Date: 1857
Description: Elevated view of Waukesha with two women wearing dresses with a boy in long pants and tam o'shanter hat in foreground against a split-rail fence. Beyond th...
Photograph

View of Milwaukee, from Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward

Date: 1857
Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...
Print

View of Madison, the Capital of the State of Wisconsin

Date: 1857
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
Painting

A Part of the City of Milwaukee

Date: 1857
Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, H√∂lzlhuber, took excursions on the water, many times bri...
Painting

A View of Harper's Ferry

Date: 1857
Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper took H√∂lzlhuber to New York, and from there he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washingt...
Painting

The Opening of the Railroad from Grandhaven to Grand Rapids

Date: 1857
Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...
Drawing

Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office

Date: 1857
Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...
Drawing

Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1857
Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.
Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 1/4

Date: 1857
Description: A quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac. This section features an illustration of Amory Hall and the Exchange Bank of Darling & Co.
Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 2/4

Date: 1857
Description: A quarter section of a map of the City of Fond du Lac featuring the Empire Branch Plank Road.
Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 3/4

Date: 1857
Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring the Waupun Plank Road.

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