national archives of norway

“Precious load in dad’s backpack while cross-country skiing.” Norway, undated

Source: Riksarkivet (National Archives of Norway) (flickr)


The Norwegian Tourism Association was founded in 1903. It was a public body created to promote travelling in Norway. The association advertised abroad and in Norway, and published a series of brochures and publications. They had a large photo archive that was used in the promotion of Norway as a holiday destination. This photo belongs to the category “Skiing, sunshine and children”.