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Danish Settlement of Jacobshav'n, Greenland

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: wood engraving
Maker: Tod, George
Place made: United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh
Date made: 1876
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 3 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling ports and other geographical matters
Classification: whales

Colored engraving of a small settlement by the water's edge, built on a rise. The houses have white walls and red roofs and are low to the ground. A Danish flag is flying on a hill. A road with a simple gate at the water's edge leads up from the water to the hill, and there are several boats in the water. Artist signature in bottom right corner. Title is printed under the image.


AF-GF-2162

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