View from unknown street in Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

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Where: Ostergotland, Linkoping, Sweden

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When: 01 January 1938

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Street view from Linköping, with a car and a shop sign.

Gatuvy från Linköping, med bil och butiksskylt.

Parish (socken): Linköping
Province (landskap): Östergötland
Municipality (kommun): Linköping
County (län): Östergötland

Photograph by: Carl Gustaf Rosenberg
Date: c. 1938
Format: Film negative

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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    Martin van Duijn

    • 21/Feb/2019 15:56:24

    The car is a 1934 Opel. I think you could date this photo slightly earlier, not because of the car, but because of the trousers of the young man crossing the street. He is wearing a so called plusfour, fashionable in the 1920s and early 1930s. I think they were out of fashion by 1940.

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 21/Feb/2019 16:06:03

    [] Thank you Martin, you are a geat expert in cars, and your knowledge is really helpful to us. I'll add the information to the image in our database! /Anna B.

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 12/Mar/2019 07:16:42

    [] Actually, Martin, Swedes wore plus fours (golfbyxor) even in the 1940s, if I relate to older relatives... I still think though, that you are right about the photo being taken in the 1930s. /Anna B.