Professor at the Musee of Northern Antiquites, would be Professor Rudolf Keyser. On 6. February, 1818 according to a University protocol: ”a room in the university building (corner of Prindsens gade and Kongens gade) should be dedicated to the antiquities“, and one should begin gathering some of the existing collections into the University Collection of Antiquities (Samling af Oldsager). In 1829 Professor Rudolf Keyser greeted the museum’s first visitors. Read moore…
Gruning would be Andreas Grüning (1785-1842) German born Norwegian banker, merchant and consule general for Hamburg. More about Grüning
Smith was their guide on the Norway trip, and came recommended from Guldberg & Vonkowski’s, by Jæger. He is likely Axel Christian Rosenkrantz Smith (1813–1876). Both Jæger and Smith are from the city Arendal south in Norway.
Drammen (more info and imageds for Drammen coming soon)
Kongsberg was founded by Danish-Norwegian king Christian IV as a mining community in 1624 after the discovery of silver. In the second year, the town of Kongsberg and the Kongsberg Silver Mines were built.
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
betaille bétail is french for livetock
Love “love” or rather Låve is Norse for barn
Fjös (Fjuse) “Fjös” or rather Fjøs is Norse for cowshed
The first city bridge of Drammen connecting Bragernes and Strømsø was completed in 1813 and served the city’s people for 123 years. About 250 yards long, 96 compartments of about 31/2 lengths of Anne Lister’s trusty umbrella. (img from Drammen byleksikon)
1) Klevstuen skysstasjon og hotell (Klevstuen coach station and hotel) by Axel Lindahl, 1880s , 2) Klevstuen from Wergman’s book: Norge, fremstillet i lithographerede Billeder efter Naturen (1837) 3) Photo/postcard from 1890s showing off a bit of the view from Krokleiva
Pork Pancakes ‘Fleskepannekake’ is a pancake fried together with diced salty bacon. Today it’s often eaten with either syrup or a blueberry jam on top… get the recipe
Flat bread / flatbrød is a traditional Norwegian thin bread baked on a traditional takke or large smooth griddle.