In connection to the celebration of Humlegårdens - a green oasis in central Stockholm - 400-year anniversary Sean Henrys sculpture “The Seated Figure” was installed outside of the Royal Library.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
Around 250 objects of historical and cultural interest are on display in the "The Arctic – While the Ice is Melting" exhibition at the Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. The most interesting exhibited items are the copies of carved wooden maps from 1883.
Cut-out wooden maps were used in the 19th century in eastern Greenland. The maps are three-dimensional images of specific places.
One represents the coast and the other a band of islands outside the mouth of a fjord.
The maps are small and easy to carry in the pocket. They could fall in the water and float without being damaged – told us Daniel Thorleifsen, director of the Greenland National Museum and Archives.
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