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|Designer:||Nyman, Olle (1909-1999)|
|Dimensions:||94 x 70 cm (37 x 27 ½ in.)|
|Country of main focus:||Sweden|
|Printed by:||J. Olsén Litografiska Anstalt, STHLM|
Skansen was founded by Artur Hazelius in 1891. It is the world’s oldest open-air museum and is situated on the island of Djurgården within the city limits of Stockholm, Sweden. Visitors to Skansen meet a miniature historical Sweden reflected both in the buildings and their surroundings. At Skansen there are also domestic and wild Nordic animals such as bears, wolves and lynx.
The designer of this poster was Olle Nyman, a well know Swedish painter, sculptor and textile artist. He was a professor of painting at the Royal Art Academy in Stockholm 1953-63. The poster is in great condition, ready to go on the wall.