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Buskerud fylke Ringerike kommune Hønefoss tidlig 1900-tall. Aadals & Hasle Brugs Oplag til høyre på bildet

Buskerud fylke Ringerike kommune Hønefoss tidlig 1900-tall. Aadals & Hasle Brugs Oplag til høyre på bildet

The traditional folk costume of Norway, called Bunad. Nowadays, it is commonly worn on Norway’s Constitution day (May 17). The specifics of design may also vary, shown here is a couple from the Telemark region circa 1880-1890s.

People from eastern Telemark, ca. NORWAY: The traditional folk costume of Norway, called Bunad. Nowadays, it is commonly worn on Norway’s Constitution day (May The specifics of design may also vary, shown here is a couple from the Telemark region circa

Reindeer Riders... historically semi-nomadic people in several parts of the world have domesticated reindeer as saddle animals, pack animals, and work animals. In Mongolia, Siberia, Northern Europe, these people have lived closely with their reindeer herds for countless generations, even hunting wild reindeer from the backs of their domesticated kin.

Man with child & reindeer, Finnmark, Norway, ca. 1890 via National Library of Norway

Hilsen fra Holmenkollen

Hilsen fra Holmenkollen

Sami people in the late 1800 Sweden Norway by saamiblog, via Flickr

Sami people in the late 1800 Sweden or Norway. The location of this Saami family is uncertain. Comparing head dress of the woman with other old pictures it seems that they might belong to a group of Swedish Sami from Könkämä.

Norwegian Haymakers,1915 --- Women in Norway cleared the tall grass and chopped it down w/wooden 2-3 foot knives --- they hung the wet hay over a home made fence. Making Hay. Anyone able bodied, would participate. It's what peoples animals ate in winter, and used for warmth in some cases.

Original caption: "Norwegian Haymakers" Two women and a young girl putting grass to dry on a "hesje". The photo is probably from the Steinsdalen valley in Kvam, Hardanger. Photographer: Samuel J.

We have collected eleven interesting photos from late 1800 to beginning of 1900s, which show the dramatic change in Norwegian society.

We have collected eleven interesting photos from late 1800 to beginning of which show the dramatic change in Norwegian society.

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