Saturday, 5 March 2016

Royalty and miners in Sweden in the year 1900

Two photographs from Sweden in the year 1900:

King Oscar II and Queen Sofia posing together with the rest of the royal family.

Miners at the Malmberget mine in Gällivare, Lapland.

The photographs were shown in the book "Vårt Fosterland i Bilder", published in the year 1900. The black and white photos have been processed and coloured by me.

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Church boats at Lake Siljan in the late 19th century

Church boats at Lake Siljan in Dalarna.

In the late 19th century people in Dalarna still used this kind of boats to take them to the weekly Sunday church service. This is an old black and white photo coloured by me.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

The ferry Tycho Brahe arrives in Helsingborg

The Helsingborg - Helsingør ferry Tycho Brahe arriving in Helsingborg last night: