||OSLO Norway. 900 Years - 1950. Printed by Norwegian State Railways - Published by the Municipality of Oslo by Sekkelstein, Oslo. This great travel poster. Karl Johans Gate runs all the way up to the Royal Palace, built by the 19th century king Karl Johan, who ruled the union of Sweden and Norway. Strolling in Slottsparken, the royal gardens surrounding the palace, you can look at memorable statues, enjoy a picnic or take a nap in the shade of a tree.
Oslo has been Norway’s capital since 1299; today it is the nation’s largest city. According to the historians, the city was founded in 1050 by Harold III.