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Description:

The Reque and Lee families of Deerfield Township, Dane County, Wisconsin, ca. 1874. This massive sandstone house was built in 1850 by Sjur Starkson Reque on his 560 acre farm.

Photographer:

Dahl, Andreas Larsen
(Born: 1844 - Dead: 1923 - Occupation: Pastor, Photographer - Further information: Andreas (Andrew) Larsen Dahl, born 1844 in Skrautvål, Valdres, emigrated to Wisconsin in 1868. During the 1870s he was a traveling photographer, primarily in Dane county, Wisconsin and neighboring counties. His photographs are of exceptional quality regarding both choice of motifs and technique. Dahl stopped taking pictures in 1883 when he was ordained as a Lutheran pastor. He was a dedicated minister during the next 40 years of his life. Dahl died in 1923, and his surviving photographs are now in the collection of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.)

Related places:

Dane county, Wisconsin

Date:

1874

Owner:

State Historical Society of Wisconsin - Andrew Dahl Collection

Negative number:

WHi (D31) 527


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