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

1862

Bayard Taylor

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Title

Natural bridge coast of Iceland near Portland Point

Date

1862

Artist

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.

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Location

Dyrholaey, Vik, Iceland

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Tww Comment

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

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

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