Vintage Postcards - Stiftsgaarden - Trondhjem, Norway
Stiftsgården is Scandinavia's largest wooden structure with associated garden in central Trondheim, on the corner of Monk Street and Queen Street. It was the largest of the major trepaléene town from the latter part of the 1700s and is also among the largest wooden buildings in Scandinavia.
Paléet was listed in as a private residence in 1774-1778 by geheimerådinne Cecilie Christine Schøller in a style in transition between rococo and classicism.
The facade is characterized by a simple and tight neoclassicism, while rococo expressed in the details. The building consists of a main wing of 58 meters with two side wings listed traditional timber and dressed with alternating panels. The interior is mainly from coronations 1800s and in 1906. Building sum amounted 7400 riksdalers in our day value ca. 78 million. In 1800 Paléet sold to state and staple as well as man and staple across the court moved in.
Stiftsgården has been the center by a number of royal events, among them four coronations, two kongevelsignelser and one princess wedding 1818 to 2002. Stiftsgården serves today as the official royal residence in the city, and the King has the right. The managed by Public Construction Mid-Norway. When the building is not used by the royal house, selskapsværelsene open to the public.
PC Mfg. Nbr.: N/A
Manufacturer: J. Holbæk Eriksen & Co., Trondhjem
Date: Undated but circa 1906
Archives Inventory Number: GGA-ATL 160306004