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B.F. Hahn and Family Picnic | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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B.F. Hahn and Family Picnic

B.F. Hahn and Family Picnic | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Benjamin F. Hahn, his wife Mary and their servant Sarah Hill sit around a table with an intricately patterned cloth with bowls of apples and grapes. The woman rests her feet on a hassock and the man holds a bunch of grapes. Behind them are a dog house and a birdhouse on a post. Their frame house is obscured by trees.  The farm is located in section 19 NE 1/4.
DESCRIPTION
Benjamin F. Hahn, his wife Mary and their servant Sarah Hill sit around a table with an intricately patterned cloth with bowls of apples and grapes. The woman rests her feet on a hassock and the man holds a bunch of grapes. Behind them are a dog house and a birdhouse on a post. Their frame house is obscured by trees. The farm is located in section 19 NE 1/4.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26665
Creation Date:circa 1876
Creator Name:Dahl, Andreas Larsen, 1844-1923
City:Wiota
County:Lafayette
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Andreas Larsen Dahl photographs, 1870-1880, 1910-1915
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(D31)281
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Original negative 664. The Original caption for this photo identified Sarah as the Hahn's daughter. However the 1880 census indicated that the Hahn's did not have a daughter, but did have a servant. The census also indicates that Sarah was born in Wisconsin to Canadian parents.
SUBJECTS
Fruit
Birdhouses
Dogs
Family

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