Sisters by Ellen Björklund

This late cabinet card (1900-1915) came to me from Finland.  The only information on it is a stamp on the front with the name Ellen Björklund:   I haven't found any information about Ellen Björklund online, or even another photo by her, which is surprising.  I wondered if her studio might have been in Sweden,... Continue Reading →

Swedish secrets

This carte-de-visite was made by Jacob Lundbergh (1828-1904) in Stockholm.  According to his Swedish Wikipedia page, he worked as a professional photographer for eleven years (1861-1872), becoming famous for his portraits of actors, singers and other cultural figures.  His brother, Bernhard Lundbergh, was an opera singer with the Royal Theater.

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