Anna Robenne in “Mot ljuset”

Russian dancer Anna Robenne in “Mot ljuset” [Towards the Light]. The picture shows how Robenne took an active part in the typical trend of the time. Both Finnish and American material contain traces that indicate that nude dancing was an important component of her broad repertoire. Photographer: Hammarqvist (Olsson’s name has been deleted on one of the pictures in the series). Image source: Theater History Archive, Gothenburg City Museum via I avantgardets skugga by Rikard Hoogland (Published by Gothenburg University)

Anna Robenne in “Mot ljuset”

Anna Robenne in “Mot ljuset” [Towards the Light]. The picture shows how Robenne took an active part in the typical trend of the time. Both Finnish and American material contain traces that indicate that nude dancing was an important component of her broad repertoire. Photographer: Hammarqvist (Olsson’s name has been deleted on one of the pictures in the series). Image source: Theater History Archive, Gothenburg City Museum via I avantgardets skugga by Rikard Hoogland (Published by Gothenburg University) originally posted on tumblr