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    Pallbearer Girls

    Old Photographs

    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 in the field). The faces of the young women are stern and grieving — it is clear that the burden is heavy to carry, both physically and emotionally. The rest of the funeral guests are standing on the background, watching.…

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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…