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  • Date 1940 ca.
  • Place of Origin Highland Prairie, Whalan, Minnesota, U.S.
  • Creator Tarkjil Landsverk

A newspaper or letter holder that is carved in wood. There is a scroll design on top, birds and branches on box, and apple blossoms and leaves on bottom. The box is attached by four screws through the back.

Tarkjil Landsverk (1859-1945) was born in Seljord, Telemark, Norway and immigrated to Highland Prairie, Minnesota in 1884.

  • Materials Wood
  • Dimensions height: 19.25 inches; width: 11.75 inches; depth: 4.5 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1996.079.001 - Gift of Marion J. and Lila Nelson