Monument to Ole Delhi

Scope and Content

The image shows the statue/monument in Advokat Delhis Plass. The verso caption reads 'Unveiling of the monument of Ole Dehli, founder of the Norwegian Union of Consumers' Co-operatives and the leading promoter of consumers co-operation in Norway 1841-1924. Monument symbolize the 4 main groups within the movement; The housewife, the farmer, the industrial worker and the fisherman'. The monument is a column with a plaque bearing Delhi's name and above it a plaque with his profile depicted. Carved into the column are consumer groups; visible is a carved image of a women holding a basket in one hand and a child in the other, and a man holding a scythe [?]. A band is playing to the right and some spectators look on. Black and white. Location of subject: Oslo.