View of Milwaukee, from Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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

View of Milwaukee, from Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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 and steam train to the right (crossing over water?).  There is a side paddle steam ship in the harbor, along with sailboats pulled up on land, and a horse on the end of that land spit. Several large buildings are distinguishable, and named with corresponding numbers at the bottom of the image, Horace Chase residence, St. John's Church, Newhall House, Cathedral, Newhall residence, Lockwood's residence, Light house, and Lake shore.
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 and steam train to the right (crossing over water?). There is a side paddle steam ship in the harbor, along with sailboats pulled up on land, and a horse on the end of that land spit. Several large buildings are distinguishable, and named with corresponding numbers at the bottom of the image, Horace Chase residence, St. John's Church, Newhall House, Cathedral, Newhall residence, Lockwood's residence, Light house, and Lake shore.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23131
Creation Date: 1857
Creator Name:Brookes and Stevenson
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Album 02 (Wisconsin Towns and Cities; Early Views)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number:(W6)24268
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Cities and towns
Fences
Michigan, Lake
Dwellings
Trees
Steamboats
Harbors
Church buildings
Roads
Railroads

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