The Hansa and the Nordland Trade

from Alstahaug Church Figure of a saint from Alstahaug Church. This is likely a Lübeck masterpiece, dating from the 1470s. The figure portrays either St. Birgitta or St. Margaretha, whom the church was once dedicated to.
Photo: Per E. Fredriksen/Museum of Natural History and Archaeology, Trondheim

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