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Encyclopedia > Oslo City Museum

Oslo City Museum is located in the Frogner Manor house. Frogner is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ... For the area of Sheffield, in England, see Manor, Sheffield. ...


The museum has an extensive library with the purpose of documenting the history of the City of Oslo. A museum is typically a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits, for purposes of study, education enjoyment, the tangible and intangible evidence of people and their environment. ... Modern-style library In its traditional sense, a library is a collection of books and periodicals. ... A history resource for kids -Chronology of Events in History, Mythology, and Folklore. ... County Oslo NO-03 Landscape Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ...


The museum also has one of the largest and most important photo collections in Norway. A photograph (often just called a photo) is an image (or a representation of that on e. ... In common usage, a collection is any group of items that has one or more properties in common. ...


The museum also has an art collection which contains around 1000 paintings and around 6000 other works. Great Museums in the World (Louvre, Metropolitan Museum, MoMA, Picasso …) CGFA: A Virtual Art Museum Very large website with good reproduction quality scans of thousands of paintings Goetia Fine Art - Surrealism Art History With biographies and Works of the Surrealist Masters Art-Atlas. ... In common usage, a collection is any group of items that has one or more properties in common. ...


External link

  • Oslo City Museum - Official site (http://www.oslobymuseum.no)

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Oslo's centrality in the political, cultural and economical life of Norway continues to be a source of considerable controversy and friction.
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Oslo is the capital city of Norway, and has 517,401 inhabitants, which is 11.4% of the total population in Norway.
It has been regarded as the capital city since the reign of HÃ¥kon V (1299-1319), who was the first king to reside permanently in the city and also started the construction of the Akershus castle.
Oslo was destroyed by fire in 1624, and was rebuilt at a new site across the bay, near Akershus castle, by king Christian IV of Norway and given the name Christiania (later Kristiania).
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