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Swedish Actor (ca. 1880)

Old Photographs

A photograph of a man posing in a 18th century style outfit, with a cape thrown over his shoulder. The text written on the back of the photograph identifies him as actor Törnqvist in his role in a drama called Keen – although whoever wrote this has also drawn a question mark after the word ‘Keen’. Perhaps they were not sure about the name of the play? It is also a possibility that the actor’s name is simply just a…

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Old Photographs

A Fine Lady and a Gentleman from Munsala

Two photographs, taken around the 1880’s in Stockholm, Sweden, by different photographers. The lady’s photo has been taken at the Photography Atelier of Waldemar Dahllöf & Co. while the gentleman’s photograph has…

Old Photographs

Unidentified Ladies (Sweden, ca. 1880’s)

The photographs of three unidentified women, taken in Vadstena, Sweden by photographer Anders Andersson, probably dating from circa 1880’s. The same chair prop is featured on two of the photographs, it seems.…