Finnish couple

Finnish couple
Accession number: 
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

Portrait of a Finnish man and woman, a married couple, standing in front of a cloth backdrop.

Photographer: Unknown
Date of photograph: Circa 1870s
Continent: Europe
Geographical area: Northern Europe
Country: Finland
Region/Place: Satakunta; Säkylä
Cultural group: European Finnish
Format: Black and white print, hand-coloured (mounted on card)
Size: 126 x 95 mm; 181 x 136 mm (with mount)
Acquisition: Joan Evans. Donated August 1941


Primary documentation: ‘[p.588] Dr. JOAN EVANS, from the property of the late SIR ARTHUR EVANS, Youlbury, Boars Hill, Oxford. [List of items follows]’; ‘[p.590] 2 coloured photographs of Finnish types, mounted on cards’: Pitt Rivers Museum accession records (Donations X, 1937–1941), pp.588, 590. Notes on print: ‘FINNISH PAIR/ SÄKYLÄ/ W. FINLAND’ (written in black ink on print). Notes on mount: ‘Nationaldrägter i Säkylä/ (vestra Finland)’ (written in black ink on reverse of mount card).