Christian Michelsen, a shipping magnate and statesman, Prime Minister of Norway from 1905 to 1907, played a central role in the peaceful separation of Norway from Sweden on 7 June 1905. After a national referendum confirmed the people's preference for a monarchy over a republic.The Norwegian government offered the throne of Norway to Prince Carl of Denmark, and Parliament unanimously elected him king, the first king of a fully independent Norway in 586 years.
The Harding fiddle is common in Telemark, Numedal, Valdres, Setesdal, Hardanger and along the West of Norway to Sunnmøre Photo by Laila Durán. And we call it the Hardanger Fiddle. My father's fiddle was made in
Early German Advertising Trading Card set featuring Old Norwegian Costumes or Bunads from Liebig’s Fleisch - Extrakt (Meat Extract). These litohgraphic art cards are very rare and popular with collectors.