|Designer:||Gustafsson, Gotthard (1902-1950)|
|Dimensions:||94 x 70 cm (37 x 27 ½ in.)|
|Condition:||Excellent | | A -|
|Printed by:||Ivar Hæggström Lito, Stockholm|
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.
Skansen was originally a part of the Nordic Museum, but became an independent organization in 1963. The objects within the Skansen buildings are still the property of the Nordic Museum. This is a great Skansen poster designed by Gotthard Gustafsson (1902-1950), ethnographer, writer, painter. Gustafsson was employed at Nordic Museum (Nordiska Museet). The poster depicts Delsbo Farmstead (Delsbogården) from 1850. Gustafsson was in charge of moving the farmstead to the spot where it is today. The work was finished in 1940. A great poster ready to go on the wall.