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Object Name Portrait
Catalog Number 1984.027.01
Description Portrait of Michael Funk by George O'Brien.
Collection LCHS Fine Art Collection
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1890
Maker George O'Brien
People Funk, Michael
Search Terms La Crosse Steam Boiler Works
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Notes Michael Funk (1831-1922), who was one of the thousands of German immigrants who came to La Crosse during the nineteenth century. Funk owned and ran the La Crosse Steam Boiler Works, and later the La Crosse Rubber Mills, dying at the age of 91.