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V is for Violin

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Today’s post features Pope County Violin Maker Tollef Erickson, who lived in Cyrus, Minnesota (and later Glenwood) … Continue reading

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Collection Highlight – Hardanger Violin

Violin made by Christian K. Thoen in 1892 in Norfolk, MN.  It has mother of pearl inlay and rosemaling done in ink on the trim. Christian was born July 11, 1844 in Halingdahl, Norway. He emigrated to America in 1866 … Continue reading

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