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The Norwegian Connection

Printed ephemera, Robert Dinwiddie & Co., Dumfries

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Noel Dinwiddie was a printer and stationer with premises in the High Street near the Midsteeple in Dumfries.  In 1941, he established The Scottish Norwegian Society, along with one of the Norwegian Officers, Major Olaus Myrseth, who was billeted at the Station Hotel.  Its objectives were “to promote friendship, and to further cultural and commercial relations between the Scottish Norwegian peoples.”

 

Among the printed ephemera pictured here booklets, programs and Christmas greetings cards. Also featured are letters and orders.

Materials/Media:
paper
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Digital Number:
DMDO113a-r
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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