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Professor R.B. Anderson, his Family and Visitors


"Professor R. B. Anderson, his Family & Visitors." Seated outdoors left to right around a table are Mrs. R.B. Anderson, H. Herlofson, Professor Rasmus B. Anderson and Mrs. Ole Bull (Sara J. Thorp). The children include Olea Bull, Carlotta Anderson and George K. Anderson. Professor Anderson was a professor of Norwegian at the University of Wisconsin and founder of the Scandinavian Studies department. He introduced his friend, famed Norwegian violinist, Ole Bull, to the much younger Sara Thorp. They were wed in 1870.


Image ID: 27569

Creation Date: 1877 ca.

Creator Name: Dahl, Andreas Larsen, 1844-1923

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Andreas Larsen Dahl photographs, 1870-1880, 1910-1915

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: digital file

Original Format Number: (X3)22818

Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches


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