Female Entrepreneurs in the 1820s

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Here you can watch our mini series on female entrepreneurs in the 1820s. We have also posted these to our social media channels.

It was not until 1842 that women could freely engage in trade and crafts – in these 9 short videos you can learn about some of the women in Christiania, who ran businesses before this law.

These women can also be found in The Widow’s Boutique.

Else Marie Strøm

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A short video about Else Marie Strøm. She was the inspiration for Widow Sem.

Conradine Dunker

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A short video about Conradine Dunker. Who you can meet in The Widow’s Boutique.

Maria Schandorff

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A short video about Fredrika Brøgger. She is the inspiration for Seamstress Lind.

Karen Bader

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A short video about Karen Bader.

Anne-Marie Mangelsen

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A short video about Anne-Marie Mangelsen.

Anna Werner

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A short video about Anna Werner.

Maren Birgitte Berg

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A short video about Maren Birgitte Berg.

Karen Elieson Anker​

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A short video about Karen Elieson Anker.

Maria Schandorff

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A short video about Karen Bader.