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Title Ida Behncke
Catalog Number P1977.5.150
Accession number 6689
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Snap shot of Ida Behncke.
Date circa 1940
People Behncke, Ida Heiss
Heiss, Ida
Subjects Portrait photographs
Aged persons
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Behncke-Bouffleur
Catalog date 2012-07-11
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor view of Ida Behncke standing by snow covered trees. Snow is on the ground and she is wearing a winter coat and hat.
Ida Heiss was born in 1859 on a farm in Nekimi in Winnebago County, the daughter of Bartholomeus and Therresa Billmeyer Heiss. She married the artist Gustav Behnke on June 16, 1879. The couple had three children, Esther Ida, Mabel and Nile. He died in January 1937. Ida followed him in death in 1944.
Orig/copy Original