Violin made by and labeled "Johannes A. Johnson, Clearbrook, MN 1928"
Johannes August Johnson was born in 1892 in Helgeland, Norway. He made his first violin in 1912, studied under Pederson of Clearbrook, MN, and later worked as a repairman for Roy Olsen Music. He made about 20 violins in Fergus Falls, MN over the course of his career. (Violin and Bow Makers of Minnesota by Thomas James Wenberg)
Length of Back- 360mm