Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22855 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22855 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

Salt columns

Date

1856 - 1857

Artist

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

1 drawing : ink brush and watercolor. | Drawing shows two large columns of salt in a church or cave, perhaps in Norway. Bayard Taylor traveled through Norway and Scandinavia in 1856 and 1857, after the death of his first wife.

Image Credit

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22855

From the Watercolour World

Location

Norway

Country

Tww Comment

Bayard Taylor, an American poet, travel author and diplomat, traveled to Norway and Scandinavia in 1856 and 1857. The book that accompanies these pictures, 'Northern travel : summer and winter pictures of Sweden, Denmark, and Lapland' by Bayard Taylor, can be viewed and downloaded here: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001857793