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Old historical photos and images of Nuuk (Godthåb, Godthaab)

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History of city Nuuk (Godthåb, Godthaab) in photos

A small historical reference

Geography:

Date of foundation: 29 August 1728

History:

Population: 17 984

Sights:

Nuuk. Danish King's visit - reception of King Family, 1921
Danish King's visit - reception of King Family, 1921
Nuuk. Danish King's visit, 1921
Danish King's visit, 1921
Nuuk. Danish King's visit - After the church, the King speaks to the Greenlanders, 1921
Danish King's visit - After the church, the King speaks to the Greenlanders, 1921
Nuuk. Danish King's only visit to the great Danish colony Greenland, 1921
Danish King's only visit to the great Danish colony Greenland, 1921
Nuuk. Danish King's visit - King Christian X
Danish King's visit - King Christian X with Peter Freuchen, Lars Møller, Knud Rasmussen and Eigil Riis-Carstensen, 1921
Nuuk. Danish King's visit - Christian X greets the locals, 1921
Danish King's visit - Christian X greets the locals, 1921
Nuuk. Danish King's visit - Queen Alexandrine
Danish King's visit - Queen Alexandrine surrounded by her sons, Prince Knud and Crown Prince Frederik, 1921
Nuuk. Danish King's visit - Christian X on his way to the church, 1921
Danish King's visit - Christian X on his way to the church, 1921
Nuuk. Children, Savior Church on background, 1935
Children, Savior Church on background, 1935
Nuuk. Greenlandic girls in National suits, September 8, 1935
Greenlandic girls in National suits, September 8, 1935
Nuuk. Hans Egede Statue, 1935
Hans Egede Statue, 1935
Harbor of Godthåb (Nuuk)
Harbor of Godthåb (Nuuk)
Nuuk. Hospital, 1935
Hospital, 1935
Nuuk. In 1906 the only horse in Greenland
In 1906 the only horse in Greenland
Nuuk. New Herrnhut Church. The Church was built in 1748 and was rebuilt several times
New Herrnhut Church. The Church was built in 1748 and was rebuilt several times
Nuuk. Panorama of the city street, the main building, 1898
Panorama of the city street, the main building, 1898
Nuuk. Panorama of Godthaab from Radio Hill section 1, Hans Egede Statue
Panorama of Godthaab from Radio Hill section 1, Hans Egede Statue
Nuuk. Provision manager's house by the harbor (the house is on the left), before 1889
Provision manager's house by the harbor (the house is on the left), before 1889
Nuuk. Savior Church, 8 september 1935
Savior Church, 8 september 1935
Nuuk. Savior Church
Savior Church
Nuuk. View to avenue, 1967
View to avenue, 1967
Nuuk. View of the city including the pier.
View of the city including the pier. Inuits and goods in the foreground, before 1889
Nuuk. View toward the city, circa 1890
View toward the city, circa 1890
Nuuk. View toward the city including Inuits on land and in kayaks, before 1889
View toward the city including Inuits on land and in kayaks, before 1889

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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