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Olaf Lee with his chair and basket
Olaf Lee with his chair and basket
TitleOlaf Lee with his chair and basket
Date of Originalaround 1960?
DescriptionOlaf Lee poses for the photograph sitting on the wooden chair he carved and holding the basket he constructed. In the background a painting of a woman can be viewed.
General SubjectPeople
Portraits
Fine arts, folk arts
Subject (LCTGM)Chairs
Basket making
Carving
Personal NameLee, Olaf
LocationMcLean County (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberMC-22
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original12.5 x 17.5 cm.
Transcription"Olaf Lee and carved chair and basket"
"Chair now in Decorah, IA"
" Vesterheim Museum"
"Photo for paper"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Location unknown.
Biography/HistoryOlaf Lee, an early resident of Washburn, carved this chair and constructed this basket. The chair is now in Decorah, IA in the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.
Repository InstitutionMcLean County Historical Society
Credit LineMcLean County Historical Society (MC-22)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationMcLean County Historical Society Attn: Vivian Merkel, Sec/Curator P.O. Box 124 Washburn, N.D. 58577 (701 462-3744 vmerkel@westriv.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmMC22
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