Violin Girl, ca. 1890s


Violin Girl by Hansen & Weller, ca. 1890s

A pretty woman poses for her photograph at the studio of  Hansen & Weller in Copenhagen, Denmark. The studio’s address was 28 Bredgade. One of the photographers is George Emil Hansen (1833-1891). He was a pioneer Danish photographer. His father and brother were also photographers. He won photography awards in London (1862) and Berlin (1865). Hansen was the photographer of the Danish Royal Family. His photographic work spanned from 1856 through 1891.

The lady on the picture seems to be pregnant. Note her waistline which is slightly bulging.

source: Cabinet Card Gallery

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