Conrad Ernst

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Collection Ernst Collection
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Albumen print on cardstock of Conrad Ernst.
Year Range from 1875
Year range to 1883
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view of Conrad Ernst. He is wearing a dark coat; vest; shirt and bow tie. His hair and full beard are graying. Conrad Ernst was born in Germany circa 1830 and established a Butcher shop on Ferry Street (Main Street) in Oshkosh by 1850. He married Freidericke Reinhardt in Oshkosh on February 5, 1851. The couple had several children including Alvina Ernst Brauer; Emilie Ernst Derksen; Richard and Oscar Ernst. He was burned out during the Great Fire of 1874, but continued in business with his sons for many years. He died August 16, 1900.
Object ID P2000.5.7
Object Name Carte De Visite
People Ernst, Conrad
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects Portrait Photographs
Butcher shops
Main Street
Small Commercial Enterprises
Title Conrad Ernst
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