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Ellisif Wessel's Life and Works

Experience daily life in Finnmark at the end of the 19th century through the lens of Ellisif Wessel's camera.

In 1866, Ellisif Wessel arrived in Kirkenes, Finnmark with hur husband, the doctor Andreas B. Wessel. In Finnmark, Wessel was an active photographer and documented daily life. Autumn 2022 Norsk Folkemuseum will hold an exhibition with her photographs on loan from Varanger Museum.