Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22887 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22887 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

Interior of a shepherd's hut Iceland

1862

Bayard Taylor

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Title

Interior of a shepherd's hut Iceland

Date

1862

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Description

1 drawing : ink brush and watercolor over graphite underdrawing. | Drawing shows a cut-away view of an Icelandic shepherd's stone and sod dwelling. Women and children are gathered in a raised bed covered with animal skins. Men and another child are gathered around a table. A man and woman stand at the back of the room, the man reaching for a piece of meat which hangs from the rafters. Two dogs and a cat sleep and wander on the stone floor. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia.

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Iceland

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Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22887

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