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Spring herring fishery at Espevær in the 1850s

A True Gold Mine

19.05.2018 - 12:12

A Hardanger sloop in full sail on the Trøndelag coast.

Sailing Sloops and Boat Building

21.11.2018 - 19:47

Marine activities expanded greatly throughout the 19th century, and provided a livelihood for many people. Fishing and shipping were probably the subsidiary activities which had greatest economic significance throughout the century. Marine activities brought, literally speaking, wind into the sails of many rural districts in Hordaland during that period.

The Byrkjeland saw on Vikøy in Kvam in 1912

The Pine Forest, the Sash Saw and the Scots Trade

19.05.2018 - 12:13

The second Hotel Hardanger in Odda was built in 1896.

The Tourists, the Landscape and the Fantasy Hotels

19.05.2018 - 12:14

Tourist travel in western Norway experienced its great breakthrough with the regular scheduled steamship traffic.

Alfred Søvik from Lysefjorden

The Wooden Boat

15.05.2018 - 14:01

Craftsmanship through two thousand years

Kiste måla i 1834 av Bjørn Bjaalid

Vernacular arts and crafts

15.05.2018 - 13:57