Took stereoscopic photographics of Denmark and had 7-8000 photographs in his catalogue although the number he took may be only half of those. He was also photographer to the Royal Court.
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KÝbenhavn (Copenhagen), Denmark
*"Stereoskop Galleri"; official court photographer, 00; views of royal family of Denmark; European cities; Denmark; USA; Virgin Islands series; actors, actresses & famous people; series of lovely ladies in various stages of undressing; most views on gray or brown RMs; views sold by catalog; some views taken by traveling people whom he equipped with camera and film; series from Asia and Africa; B. Elsinore 1/1/66 as Peter Lars Peterson; apprenticed with Rathsack, Frederiksborg till 78; 83 moved to Copenhagen to work with Johannes Peterson; late 80s worked with Johannes Hauerslev; 90 out on his own; changed name to Elfelt, 01; worked until his D. 31; member of Stereoskopklubben. Catalog exists, 7508 numbers and many views without numbers; nearly all his negs. are in Denmarks Radio/TV, Historisk Arkiv [Historical Archive].
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the World (Non-USA), (National Stereoscopic Association)
|Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.|
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