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Unidentified photographer (Detroit Photographic Co.)
[A Lapp family, Norway
1890-1900 (ca, taken)
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Call Number: LOT 13432, no. 155 [item] [P&P], Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-06257 (digital file from original)
Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905.
Print no. 7123.
A Sami indigenous northern European family in Norway around 1900. The picture was probably taken in 1896 around the Kanstadfjord near Lødingen, Nordland. The adults on the left are Ingrid (born Sarri) and her husband Nils Andersen Inga. In front of the parents are Berit and Ole Nilsen. The lady on the right is Ellen, sister of Ingrid. In front of Ellen are the children Inger Anna and Tomas. The children of Inger Anna are reindeer herders still today.