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  • And from the same source, a stereoview from another angle, suggesting it was a popular tourist spot from pretty early on!

    Merok on the beautiful Geiranger Fjord, Norway
    1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Thanks Anne .  Really nice photos and love the stereograph. It gives a great perspective of the mountain range. Probably many images of this popular place but maybe not on glass plate negatives.

  • There's quuite a nice early colour photograph of it at the Library of Congress

    [Merok, Geiranger Fjord, Norway]
    1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color.
  • It does look a little different today. But as Rob Whalley puts it, popular with sightseeing cruise trips. This was taken in 2022.12294549481?profile=RESIZE_930x

    • Thanks Alan .   Yes some changes but looks like the small interesting white building in the center is still there.

    • The white building is Geiranger Chuch, it can be seen on Google Maps Streetview along with c. 400 photos.

    • Brilliant.    Thanks

  • Merok, (Geiranger) at the head of Geirangerfjord, was, and still is, a popular destination for sightseeing cruise trips. Queen Alexandra, the wife of King Edward VII, was a keen amateur photographer, and included a couple of her snaps of Merok in her 'Christmas Gift Book' published for charity in 1908. (see pages 63 and 67).
    • Thanks for the link Rob. Yes I can see this a popular place to visit. Probably thousands of recent photos out there.

  • Tom Hunter on Twitter has suggested it is Stongfjorden, Norway See:

    And Tony Richards: Geiranger, Norway


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