Karin Åkerblom in her nurse’s uniform from Sophiahemmet in Stockholm and a few years later with Bergman’s older brother Dag.
Photograph of Bergman and his two siblings Dag and Margareta dated 1925.
Karin Åkerblom as a child. All photographs in Karin’s Face are today part of the Ingmar Bergman Archives.
Bergman repeatedly portrayed his parents’ marriage on film, always as a screenwriter, never as a director.
Erik and Karin in the foreground surrounded by the Åkerblom family. The photograph calls to mind similar compositions in Billie August’s The Best Intentions.
"Aunt Nylén" and a young Karin Åkerblom.
Karin Åkerblom and Erik Bergman were married from 1913 until Karin’s death on March 13th, 1966 in Stockholm. Erik Bergman passed away four years later at Sophiahemmet in Stockholm.
The young Erik Bergman and an unidentified female relative.
Working on Karin’s Face, Bergman digitized hundreds of the photographs preserved in the 13 family albums.