Thursday, September 10, 2015

Paul Stang

Paul Stang was a Norwegian photographer. The photos come from here. These were all taken around 1910.

7th of May celebrations in Stongfjorden
A family portrait - even the family dog is posing
A group of people playing the game "slå på ring"
A portrait of two of Paul Stang's sisters - Jørgina Stang 
with the guitar and Marie Stang with the fiddle
Hay-making in Stongfjorden
Johannes and Anna Grimelid at their wedding day. Anna is 
wearing her "bunad" (national costume) and a traditional bridal crown.


  1. Fascinating glimpses into the past. People leading lives very differentfrom what we experience today.

  2. Very nice photos from my hometown