Old Photographs

Kongo-Ville

Two rather small and blurred photographs taken in Congo Free State in the beginning of the 20th century, one showing a cheerful man on horseback, the other showing the same man sitting on a chair, surrounded by a group of other men. Local men can also be seen on both pictures: on the first picture …

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Old Photographs

The White Coffin

Picture of a horse-drawn hearse carrying a white coffin on a snowy country road. The photograph dates from approximately the 1920’s, and has most likely been taken in Finland. The photographer and more exact location are unknown. Someone has scribbled a few words in Finnish behind the photograph with a blue pencil: The words are …

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