Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Portrait of Caroline Gongell - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This is a studio portrait of Louise Gongell, the maternal grandmother of photographer Louis Palenske. Louise and her husband, Jacob, lived with the Palenske family at Alma and are both buried on the Palenske homestead. The reverse of the photo shows Palenske's studio logo, and these words are written, "Grossmutter Gongell (sic) Caroline Palenske's mother." Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

Creator: Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943
Date: Around 1886

Bookbag Share Print

Portrait of Caroline Gongell - frontPortrait of Caroline Gongell - back

Portrait of Caroline Gongell - front

Item Number: 441166
Call Number: Wabaunsee County Historical Society
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 441166

Copyright © 2007-2018 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.