Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22895 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22895 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

Natural bridge coast of Iceland near Portland Point

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Description

1 drawing : ink brush and watercolor over graphite underdrawing. | Drawing shows fishermen rowing in the choppy sea toward a natural bridge in the coastal rock near Portland Point in Iceland. There is no other sign of habitation. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia.

Image Credit

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22895

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Location

Dyrholaey, Vik, Iceland

Country

Tww Comment

This area on Iceland's south coast was known as Cape Portland by English sailors.