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Bible - Norwegian, 1868 Document Reg. No: SH 000087

Summary:
Norwegian Bible published in 1868. It was brought out to Australia by Mr Dahle when he immigrated from Norway in the late 1800s or early 1900s.

Immigrants in the nineteenth early twentieth centuries could bring few possessions, there was little room for luggage on the crowded ships. They carefully chose treasures that would help them in their new lives and remind them of home, such as this bible.
Description:
Black leather bound Bible with gold text on spine. Extensive text throughout in Norwegian.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Martin, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.70 cm (Height), 8.00 cm (Width), 18.40 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, religions, migration settlement, brought goods
Themes this item is part of: Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: religious materials
Inscriptions: On spine of book: 'Bibelen'
Date Published: 1868

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