Norwegian Immigrant's Trunk

Photograph of a painted trunk used by a Norwegian immigrant

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Wooden trunk with a domed lid made in Norway and brought to Minnesota in 1825. The trunk is painted with rosemaling inside and out and has wrought iron top and side bail handles, as well as side braces and lock plate. "Fidri, Knuds, Datter, Ldjen, Aar 1825" is painted on the front.

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