Norway 1890 - Village Girls Harvesting Oats

This photograph was taken in Jølster, Norway 130 years ago. A beautiful black & white photograph of Axel Lindahl, a Swedish photographer, tells us alot about how Norwegian village girls looked like in the end of 1800's. Oat was one of the most important food for Scandinavian peoples. And the farmers were harvesting it by hand. See: Women in Fiji 1935

Havreskjering på Fossheim i Jølster -  Axel Lindahl/Norwegian Museum of Cultural History)
Norwegian Village Girls Harvesting Oats

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