Carved Nisse Playing a Hardanger Fiddle at Nordic Fest | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Carved Nisse Playing a Hardanger Fiddle at Nordic Fest

Carved Nisse Playing a Hardanger Fiddle at Nordic Fest | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Carved wooden figure of a Nisse playing a fiddle. The figure has a long white beard and is wearing a red cap. Norwegian words carved into the base of the figure read: "Nisse Spelleman med hardingfele."
DESCRIPTION
Carved wooden figure of a Nisse playing a fiddle. The figure has a long white beard and is wearing a red cap. Norwegian words carved into the base of the figure read: "Nisse Spelleman med hardingfele."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:129300
Creation Date: July 25 2015
Creator Name:Quinney, Richard
City:Decorah
County:
State:Iowa
Collection Name:Quinney, Richard: Still Life With Camera
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:digital file
Original Format Number:1616000152
Original Dimensions:2957 X 2958 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This photograph is taken from Richard Quinney's book, Still Life with Camera. The Nisse is a figure from Norwegian folklore and spirit similar in appearance to a garden gnome.
SUBJECTS
Carving (Decorative arts)
Musical instruments
Sculpture
Woodwork
Hats
Folklore
Foreign Languages
Beards
Indoor photography
Men

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