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    Memory from Spring 1866

    Old Photographs

    Picture of two gentlemen raising glasses, standing by a small table that is covered with a frilly cloth. The men are smartly dressed, but they are standing on a worn-out rug that is covering a floor made of uneven planking. Their glasses are filled with some dark liquid, and on the table there is more in a clear glass bottle. Both men look somewhat serious, even though someone has written on the back of this photograph that this is a “skämtbild”,…

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  • Old Photographs

    Pallbearer Girls

    On this picture eight girls, dressed in white, are carrying a white coffin. It appears to have been a beautiful, sunny day during late summer (judging by the stacks of hay…

  • 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…

  • 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…