Family of Herman Amberg Preus Playing Croquet | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Family of Herman Amberg Preus Playing Croquet

Family of Herman Amberg Preus Playing Croquet | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another child with a baby buggy. The frame house has a railing on its porch roof and latticework in front. This is the Spring Prairie parsonage, home of Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus and their children.
DESCRIPTION
A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another child with a baby buggy. The frame house has a railing on its porch roof and latticework in front. This is the Spring Prairie parsonage, home of Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus and their children.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26522
Creation Date:circa 1873
Creator Name:Dahl, Andreas Larsen, 1844-1923
City:Leeds, Town of
County:Columbia
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Andreas Larsen Dahl photographs, 1870-1880, 1910-1915
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(D31)265
Original Dimensions:8 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Original negative c77. Census records (1870, 1880), plat maps (1873) and early county histories have Preus and his family in Leeds, Columbia County. The Lutheran congregation there was called the "Spring Prairie" congregation.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Farmhouses
Lawns
Outdoor furniture
Porches
Family
Outdoor photography
Croquet
Games
Toys
Children
Men
Women
Portraits, Group

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