Ungkarens julaften

Emneord (Nøkkelord)

Christmas cards

Hvordan referere

Seim, M. F. (2023). Ungkarens julaften: En undersøkelse av et motiv i Anders Beer Wilses genrefotografier. Tidsskrift for Kulturforskning, 22(2). Hentet fra https://ojs.novus.no/index.php/TFK/article/view/2229


In 1902, 1904 and 1909 the Norwegian photographer Anders Beer Wilse (1865 – 1949) made a series of staged genre photographs with the title «The Bachelor’s Christmas Eve» targeted for a new commercial market. They depict the bachelor alone in different settings on Christmas Eve: sewing, smoking and eating at a restaurant. This paper discuss how the pictures are part of a wider tradition of bachelor presentations in literature, illustrations and poetry related to Christmas both in Norway and abroad.
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Opphavsrett 2023 Marie Fongaard Seim