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The joys of childhood. Click to see more photos.
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A man is making tar by burning resin-rich pine. The tar was used to preserve the wood in boats and buildings – and to preserve rope and fishing nets. Hand-coloured photo – taken by Anders Beer Wilse in Målselv, Troms, Norway in 1928.

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Two women collecting seaweed to be used as fodder for the domestic animals. The location is Lista, Farsund, Agder, Norway. Hand-coloured photo - taken in 1912 by Anders Beer Wilse.

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To survive, all humans must secure their basic needs: the need for food, water, clothing, and shelter. When humankind first appeared in the Norwegian landscape – sometime after the last ice age – the search for food was their primary motivation.

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Who said that the Saami people had no sense of humour? A typical Saami sledge - and a calf wearing the harness - instead of the typical reindeer. The location is Sirma, Tana, Finnmark, Norway. Hand-coloured photo.

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Photo: Alf Schrøder co - digitaltmuseum.no FBib.01005-045 - public domain.
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The Norwegian mountains are the home of the trolls. Click to see more photos.
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All over Norway, you will find areas with bogs and wetland. Click to see what people stored in the bogs - and read more about Norwegian history.
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Steamboats like this one - on Lovatnet, Stryn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway - opened up possibilities for the people living in isolated places. People and goods could be transported in a way that had not been possible before. Hand-coloured photo.

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Photo: Anders Beer Wilse - digitaltmuseum.no DEX_W_00294 - cc by. #norwegianhistory
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Delivering goods from Gunda Smedstad, Ringsaker - with a Norwegian Dole horse. The coachman is Lars "Eriksrud" Mathiasen. The location is Brumunddal, Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway - and the photo is from the early 1900s.

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Photo: Unknown domkirkeodden - digitaltmuseum.no 0412-16882 - public domain. #norwegianhistory
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