Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
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 and woman stand looking at the city with their backs to viewer; to their right a woman is pushing a baby carriage. Horses race by just below the bluff, with steam trains, houses, and other buildings below. Sailboats and steamships ply the harbor, and several churches are visible on the hills. Titled, copyrighted, and publishers name run along the bottom of the image.
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 and woman stand looking at the city with their backs to viewer; to their right a woman is pushing a baby carriage. Horses race by just below the bluff, with steam trains, houses, and other buildings below. Sailboats and steamships ply the harbor, and several churches are visible on the hills. Titled, copyrighted, and publishers name run along the bottom of the image.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23130
Creation Date:circa 1858
Creator Name:Kurz, Louis
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Album 02 (Wisconsin Towns and Cities; Early Views)
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:Album 2.64
Original Dimensions:8 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
View of Milwaukee, "drawn after nature" for George Martin Bruckner's "Amerikas Geographie und Naturgeschicht."
SUBJECTS
Cattle
Horses
Church buildings
Clothing and dress
Cities and towns
Hills
Children
Men
Women
Horse-drawn vehicles
Sailing ships
Michigan, Lake
Trees
Fields (Agriculture)

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