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Come Back to Småland in Sweden By Dianne Carlson Cook
Hardcover: $39.95
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Letters, documents, photographs, and histories from Sweden illuminate the historical scrapbook reaching back to Viking times – to rune stones, Odin, and the Old Norse gods. The history... More > continues through Catholic times and Reformation. Chapters touch on Linnaeus, the flower king, Queen Christina, Joe Hill, Greta Garbo, royalty, peasantry, the highborn and low, wars, loss of glory at Poltava, crop failures, and the mass emigration in the 1800s. Lines from folktales, literature, and songs evoke feelings and color details from old genealogical documents interlaced with recipes, cures, prayers, fragments of conversations, newspaper reports, and other resources pouring from Småland, California, Wyoming, and Nebraska, documented with references, illustrated with archival photographs from Sandsjö Hembygdsförening Archive http://sandsjohembygdsforening.se.< Less
Come Back to Småland in Sweden By Dianne Carlson Cook
Paperback: $19.90
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Letters, documents, photographs, and histories from Sweden illuminate the historical scrapbook reaching back to Viking times – to rune stones, Odin, and the Old Norse gods. The history... More > continues through Catholic times and Reformation. Chapters touch on Linnaeus, the flower king, Queen Christina, Joe Hill, Greta Garbo, royalty, peasantry, the highborn and low, wars, loss of glory at Poltava, crop failures, and the mass emigration in the 1800s. Lines from folktales, literature, and songs evoke feelings and color details from old genealogical documents interlaced with recipes, cures, prayers, fragments of conversations, newspaper reports, and other resources pouring from Småland, California, Wyoming, and Nebraska, documented with references, illustrated with archival photographs from Sandsjö Hembygdsförening Archive http://sandsjohembygdsforening.se.< Less
Embroider Sweet Motifs from Sweden By Dianne Carlson Cook
Paperback: $25.35
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This collection of images (drawn and colored from sketches and photographs taken at loppis, the flea market in Jönköping and Nässjö, Sweden) are from old tablecloths, dishtowels,... More > runners, wall hangings, pillowcases, and bed sheets. Many of the items were inexpensive and quite worn, but the simple images were lovely and worth saving. Bright and colorful, they were probably drawn by women who then embroidered and embellished their own artwork to reflect the hope of their beautiful spirits - have fun and create!< Less
Embroider Sweet Motifs from Sweden (black&white edition) By Dianne Carlson Cook
Paperback: $13.45
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This collection of images (redrawn and colored from sketches and photographs taken at loppis, the flea market in Jönköping and Nässjö, Sweden) are from old tablecloths,... More > dishtowels, runners, wall hangings, pillowcases, and bed sheets. Many of the items were worn from use, but the simple images were lovely and worth saving. Bright and colorful, they were probably drawn by women who then embroidered and embellished their own artwork to reflect the hopes of their beautiful spirits - have fun and create!< Less
Under Sweden Skies - Photographs by Sven Danielsson By Dianne Carlson Cook, editor
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This color collection of Sven Danielsson’s luminous work offers glimpses of enchanting Småland in Southern Sweden. Sven seems to be saying, welcome to the province of red cottages,... More > ancient churches, and rune stones - to secret spots with lingonberries, mushrooms, fairies, and legends. Tramping through moss-carpeted forests, folks meet moose, perhaps, and roe deer. Fish flip in bright lakes, and wild birds take wing over trees freshened by rains. Poets, painters, and writers draw peace and inspiration from photographs, and Sven joins these as a memory keeper. Proceeds from the sale of this book support the photograph preservation at Sandsjö Hembygdsförening Archive in Småland – see http://sandsjohembygdsforening.se.< Less
Swedish Sayings, Proverbs, and Flowers By Dianne Carlson Cook
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A lovely collection of traditional Swedish wisdom - old sayings and proverbs in Swedish with English translations. The pages are illustrated with the delicate flowers of the Swedish provinces. A fun... More > way to practice Swedish words. Discover the meaning of flowers and connect with the wisdom of the past -< Less