Postcards of Norway : depicting landscapes, streetscapes, marine views, and images of people engaging in all kinds of outdoor activities in summer and winter.

Title
Postcards of Norway : depicting landscapes, streetscapes, marine views, and images of people engaging in all kinds of outdoor activities in summer and winter.
Publication
[Norway : various publishers, ca. 1910-ca. 1915]

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*KH 1910 Postcards 17-201Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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Additional Authors
Children's Room Collection.
Description
52 cards: black & white, color; 9 x 14 cm
Genre/Form
  • Landscapes (Representations) – Norway – 1910-1920.
  • Cityscapes – Norway – 1910-1920.
  • Marines (Visual works) – Norway – 1910-1920.
  • Postcards.
Note
  • Thirty-two of the postcards are addressed: most of them to Vanda Ness (Naess, Nass) in New York City, Paris, and Connecticut. Cards are also addressed to The New York Public Library Children's Room and to individual librarians. One other is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. John Evans Fox, Brooklyn. The other 20 postcards are blank.
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • The dates are taken from postmarks and dated correspondance.
Call Number
*KH 1910 Postcards 17-201
OCLC
1004427130
Title
Postcards of Norway : depicting landscapes, streetscapes, marine views, and images of people engaging in all kinds of outdoor activities in summer and winter.
Publisher
[Norway : various publishers, ca. 1910-ca. 1915]
Type of Content
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
card
Summary
Primarily black and white prints from photographs showing views of early 20th century Norway. Includes fjords; harbors; lakes & ponds; waterfronts; mountain ranges; villages, railroads, and cities; several portraits of Norweigen women and men engaged in domestic activities (farming, herding reindeer), sports (skiing and tobogganing), and entertainments. Some images also show houses, hotels, churches, and glaciers. Views taken of the Fanaraaken, Galdhøpiggen, and Jotunheimen. Other locations depicted include Bergen, Oslo (formerly Christiania), Heddal (Hitterdal), Kongsberg, and Trygve. A few of the cards are reproductions of paintings of seascapes or harbor scenes.
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Added Author
Children's Room Collection.
Research Call Number
*KH 1910 Postcards 17-201
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