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1890’s

October 17th, 1898

Old Photographs

A photograph on nine unidentified women posed together as a group. All except for three are sitting. Most of the women look straight at the camera: two have directed their gaze to something else, and one appears to be focused on reading a book. No information remains of the identities of these women or how they knew each other. However, a date has been written with red ink on the bottom of the picture: “18 17/X 98.” – October 17th,…

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Old Photographs

Skilnadens Atelier

Several photographs of unidentified men and women, photographed by Skilnadens Atelier in Helsinki, Finland in the 1890’s. Among them, many different kinds of simple jewellery at the ladies collars; a gentleman in…

Old Photographs

Mourning Veil

Two older women posing together, one of them sitting down, the other one standing. The woman standing is wearing a dark mourning veil, and if you look closely, you can also see…

Old Photographs

Going Skiing

Photograph of an outdoorsy couple posing with skis in a studio setting. Both are dressed in winter clothes, including gloves, hats and coats. Someone has slightly smutched the picture with a pencil,…