Tor Sveinsen Egeli. Art

Ekeli of Haukeli in Vinje, Telemark County, Norway

Tor Sveinsen Egeli, later known as Tor Swenson after settling in Deerfield, Wisconsin in 1861, was famous for his rosepainting in Vinje, Telemark. The following photos are of some of his work inside the Egeli log house at Haukeli, Vinje in Telemark county, Norway.

All the photos were taken in August 2001.

This page was last updated on Friday 13 November 2009
(first time published at on Sunday 26 May 2002).

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