Though it’s not the most typical place for American tourists to visit, Norway has a rich history of tourism for Europeans, dating all the way back to the beginning of the 20th century. Then, the fjords and incredible landscapes the country has to offer were a major draw, and one professional photographer made it his business to capture photos of Norway’s tourism surge. Samuel J.Beckett and P.Heywood Hadfield took these hand-tinted lantern slides of hordes of people visiting the country, and they are incredibly vivid, trippy, and absolutely beautiful. See what visiting Norway looked like over 100 years ago, below.
100 Year-Old Travel Photos Reveal A Side To Norway That You’ve Never Seen. April 1, 2023