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Lyman Copeland Draper

Date: 1858
Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.
Painting

Steamers on the Tributaries of the Mississippi

Date: 1858
Description: In August 1858, Hölzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...
Poster

Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly Advertising Handbill

Date: 1858
Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion reaper and mower produced by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly of Springfield, Ohio.
Painting

Iometah

Date: 1858
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1858
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
Photograph

The "Keokuk" at the Winona, Minnesota Levee

Date: 1858
Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.
Drawing

State Street Panorama

Date: 1858
Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...
Photograph

James Duane Doty

Date: 1858
Description: Salted paper photoprint of James Duane Doty, territorial governor of Wisconsin 1841-44.
Print

The American Fireman Facing the Enemy

Date: 1858
Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...
Print

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date: 1858
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...
Photograph

Shaubena

Date: 1858
Description: A formal photographic portrait of the Potowatomi chief Shaubena (or Shabbona), who died in 1859. Shaubena was photographed shortly before his death, but th...
Painting

The Steamboat Lady Harris

Date: 1858
Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River, shown here on choppy water in front of tree-covered bluffs. The ship has two smokestacks, f...
Painting

A View of Part of the City of Milwaukee

Date: 1858
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...
Painting

The Salesianum near Milwaukee

Date: 1858
Description: A Catholic seminary since 1854, the Salesianum was built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two-hour walk from the ci...
Painting

The First House in Milwaukee, Matthias Stein, Owner

Date: 1858
Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...
Painting

Frankfurt Didaskalia

Date: 1858
Description: A depiction of groups of people viewing a panorama of landscapes on red walls in a large room, some seated at round tables. This sketch accompanies an Aust...
Painting

The New Synagogue in Ward II

Date: 1858
Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. Hölzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...
Painting

On the Trip to the Mammoth Cave

Date: 1858
Description: Hölzlhuber journeyed from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, and from there took a train south to Cave City, from which passengers boarded a stagecoach for t...
Painting

One Night on Mendota Lake, Wisconsin

Date: 1858
Description: Hölzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...
Painting

Schulz's Farm near Stevens Point in Wisconsin

Date: 1858
Description: Hölzlhuber located this farm at about three German miles from Stevens Point. The region's soil was quite fertile. A wooden dwelling house stood in the mids...

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