Winter in Norway

Winter in Norway poster designed by Bloch, Andreas (1860-1917)

 

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Designer: Bloch, Andreas (1860-1917)
Decade: 1900
Year:1907
Dimensions:99 x 71cm (39 x 28in.)
Grade: B +
Printed in: Norway
Publisher:Norsk Vinterturistforening
Printed by:Peterson & Waitz, Lith, Anst, Christania
Category: Ski / Sports
Travel
Description:

A very are original vintage poster published by Norsk Vinterturistforening founded in 1899.

According to the National Library in Norway this poster is pre-1907.

Just love the text on this poster:

Norway in winter! -  “The sanatorium of Europe”
The Country for the Sportsman, the Tourist, the Seeker after health, and the Invalid. Agreeable Temperature. Invigorating Air. Comfortable accommodation.

Snow-Shoeing (Ski-ing)
This National sport of Norway, indulged in both by ladies and gentlemen, is the most interesting and invigorating winter sport imaginable.

The Norwegian Winter Tourist Club
A private club formed for opening up Norway as a tourist country in Winter for those who wish to enjoy health, sport, and unrivalled scenery

The poster is backed on linen