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Photos from an exhibition called

the GIRL's PLAYHOUSES

at Leksands Kulturhus in Dalarna Sweden in the summer of 1997



Leksands Kulturhus Dalarna Sweden.    Playhouse outside the Leksands Kulturhus during the exhibition in the summer of 1997.

School children in Leksand built this playhouse for the exhibition
in Leksands Kulturhus.

Photos: Eva Löf 1997.



Some of the kitchen utensils in the »second« playhouse of the princesses Margaretha, Märtha and Astrid in nineteen tens.    Presentation of the royal children's  playhouses at the castles of Sofiero, Solliden and Haga 1910 - 1950.    Aprons, patty-pans etc from the royal children's playhouse at the castle of Haga in the nineteen forties.

To the left: Kitchen equipments etc used by the princesses
Margaretha, Märtha and Astrid in their second playhouse at the
summer residence Fridhem in Östergötland in the middle of the
nineteen tenth.

Photo: Leksands Kulturhus 1997.

In the middle: A presentation with photos from the royal
playhouses in the parks of the castles Sofiero, Solliden and Haga
during the years of 1910 - 1950.

Photo: Eva Löf 1997.

To the right: Embroided aprons and some patty pans from the
playhouse at the castle of Haga in the nineteen fortieth.

Photo: Leksands Kulturhus 1997.



Show-case with children's furniture etc from a playhouse built in a park of a manor house in Östergötland in the early twentieth century.    Birthday party in the »first« playhouse at Fridhem arranged by the princesses Margaretha, Märtha and Astrid in 1910.    A reconstruction of the birthday table arranged by three princesses' at Fridhem in 1910.

To the left: A show-case with children's furniture etc from a
playhouse built in a park of a manor house in Östergötland in the
early twentieth century.

Photo: Leksands Kulturhus 1997.

In the middle: Birthday party arranged and enjoyed by the princesses
Margaretha, Märtha and Astrid in their first playhouse in the park of
the summer residence Fridhem in 1910.


To the right: A close-up of the furniture from a manor house built
in Östergötland in the early twentieth century. The playhouse table
is decorated in the same way as the birthday table laid by the three
princesses' at the Fridhem playhouse on the photo to the left.

Photo: Leksands Kulturhus 1997.



Children's china wares from a playhouse built in the last decades of the nineteenth century.    Children's china wares from a playhouse built in the last decades of the nineteenth century.    A blown-up picture of a playhouse from the nineteen tenth century covered with decorations and the blue exhibition boxes with children's china wares.

Children's china wares used in a playhouse outside Stockholm in the
nineteenth century.

Photos: Leksands Kulturhus 1997.



Show-case with home built children's sized kitchen furniture, kitchen utensils, a small iron stove etc  from a playhouse built in 1925-26.    A close-up of the show-case.    A close-up of the show-case.    A close-up of the show-case.

To the left: A show-case with home built children's sized kitchen
furniture, a kitchen cupboard, a kitchen shelf, a small iron stove,
kitchen utensils and other things from a playhouse built in Dalarna
in 1925-26.

Photo: Leksands Kulturhus 1997.

To the right: Three close-ups of the show-case.
Photos: Leksands Kulturhus 1997, Leksands Kulturhus 1997 and Eva Löf 1997.



The entrance to the playhouse exhibition with photos of children's playhouses from the vicinity of Leksand etc.      Photos of playhouses.      Photos from the playhouses of the family Gullers.      Photos from the playhouse of Eva Löf.


Photos and texts from the Archive of children's playhouses.    Photos and texts from the Archive of children's playhouses.    Some children's furniture and photos and texts from the Archive of children's playhouses.

On the first row to the left: The entrance to the playhouse exhibition
with photos of children's playhouses from the vicinity of Leksand. In
the blue exhibition box are different old-time mail-order catalogues and
children's play stuff such as a miniature children's sawing machine, pots
and pans etc shown.
On the first row to the right: Three photos of playhouses from different
social surroundings in Sweden.

Photos: Leksands Kulturhus, Eva Löf, Eva Löf and Leksands Kulturhus 1997.

On the second row: Texts and photos from the Archive for children's
playhouses.

Photos: Leksands Kulturhus, Eva Löf and Leksands Kulturhus 1997.



Old-time children's garden furniture and a tiny small playhouse.    A tiny small playhouse and an old-time children's garden chair.    An old-time children's garden chair and garden tools in child size.

Old time children's garden furniture and a modern tiny small playhouse,
size 32 x 32 inches, from the vicinity of Leksand.

Photos: Eva Löf 1997.



View over a part of the exhibition hall.    The back side of the red show-case with doll laundries on a string.

To the left: View over a part of the exhibition hall.
To the right: The back side of the red show-case with the doll laundery
hanging to dry on a string.

Photos: Eva Löf 1997.

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