Moenseter (Moensetra)

at Moenseter at 7.57 – Sæter or stol or house where the cattle is – Ladebarn and the doorway and middle of the barn were one puts carriage is called Love Stald, stable and for cows and betaille Fjös (fiuse) walked about ate our rice-cake and had cold fresh milk and butter –

Anne Lister, travel journal 5. aug. 1839
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Botanic Garden

Copper plate by Rathke
Colors by y. Haugen

On 31. July 1839, Anne Lister visited the Botanic Garden in Christiania (Oslo) and noted a list of plants that she found interesting. Many seem to have medicinal uses which seems typical for Anne Lister to notice …

Here is a run-through of the list and lots of links and images to give an extensive idea of what Anne tok note of during her time in the Botanic gardens.

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Natural history, zoology museum and “the birds”

The building, called Mariboegården (on the corners of Kongens gate/Prinsens gate/Nedre Slottsgate) was bought by the university in 1819. Natural history, zoology, mineralogy, coin collection and antiquities all moved inn here duing the early 1800s.
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Moss W. Edy (ca 1821)

Moss is a coastal town and a municipality in Viken county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Moss. The city of Moss was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The Old Norse form of the name was Mors. It may be derived from an old root mer- which means to “divide” or “split”.

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