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THE COPPERSMITH AND TIN-MAN

gfx The coppersmith & tin-man’s workshop has belonged to the Ellingsen-family of Skudeneshavn. Rasmus Ellingsen ( b. 1857 ) Started as a coppersmith in 1878. His son, Ragnvald ( b.1884 ) took over the business in 1910. He worked as a coppersmith and a tin-man Until 1954. The Ellingsens made the horns for foghorn production, and they also mended broken foghorns. Among their other products were : lanterns, cooking vessels, roof-gutters, zinc-tubs and stencils for marking barrels.

 

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