MS Finnmarken – the last classic hurtigruten ship. Learn more about the ship and its journey in this story.
The art on board
The architect Wenche Nyquist Kraugerud has been responsible for the interior decoration of salons and vestibyls on this ship. The artistic decoration is performed substantially by Northern Norwegian artists. There is a lot of wood in the ship, including mahogany, oak, oregon pine, teak and elm. The café is performed in Paroba Rosè. 1st grade smoking salon is performed in nutwood at half height and the rest in straw wallpaper. The furniture is covered with Norwegian fabrics. The 1st place smoking salon and staircase are adorned with a 2×1 meter stone mosaic image, “Three Mermaids”, by Solveig Wiik. On board you will also find paintings such as “Summer Night on the Quay in Tromsø” by Atle Urdal, “Midnight Sun” by Herman Bendixen, and “Finnmarksvidda by riverboat, gutters and patches” and “Early Summer” by Jardar Lunde.
Documentation of the transport of parts of the old DS Finmarken. Produced by Holmenkollen Filmteam for the Hurtigruten Museum. Recorded 2003:
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