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The Norwegian Connection

Vernepliktsbok

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Small booklet in Norwegian, issued to A G Kristiansen. Kristiansen was a merchant seaman who joined the Norwegian Army at Dumfries in 1940.

 

The booklet was printed by Robert Dinwiddie & Co, Dumfries. 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.”

Materials/Media:
paper
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1986.13.7
Digital Number:
DMDO105a-c
Creation Date:
1940
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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