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Description:

Drawing by Cleng Peerson (1772-1865). Peerson was from Tysvær near Haugesund, and was the early "pathfinder" for Norwegian emigrants.

Photographed persons:

Peerson, Cleng
(Born: 1782 - Dead: 1865 - Further information: B. Tysvær, Rogaland; imm. 1821; organizer of Norwegian settlements in the states of New York, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa and Texas; frequent visits to Norway.)

Subjects:

Homesteaders, Pioneers

Owner:

Norsk Utvandrermuseum

Negative number:

U01162


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