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Mr Carl Edward (Charles) Dahl was born in Denmark in 1856 and died in Palmerston North in 1929. He was a tent-maker and sail-maker by trade, but was the first storekeeper in Rongotea (then known as Campbelltown) in 1881. He commenced business in Palmerston North in 1885 and his two-story wooden factory in Main Street East (between The Square and Princess Street) was a well known business house for many years. Mr Dahl was known as a agent for dairy machinery and also as a Danish Vice-Consul.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2013N_Pi82_007460
Title
Mr Chales Dahl, Tent Maker of Palmerston North
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pi 82
Date
circa 1896

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Creation

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Place
Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
group,
men's fashion,
moustache,
people,
photographs,
portrait,
watch chain,
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