Exhibition of Laplanders at the Museum of Natural Curiosities

Object Title

Exhibition of Laplanders at the Museum of Natural Curiosities

Exhibition of Laplanders at the Museum of Natural Curiosities

Date

Early 19th Century

Reference

TOL PED/MISC/662

Level

File

Scope and Content

Coloured etching entitled 'Mr. Bullock's Exhibition of Laplanders'.

A coloured print of Mr Bullock's Museum of Natural Curiosities in which are assembled a group of Sami people from Lapland. The exhibits are placed against a backdrop of snowy mountains and comprise a tent, a child in a kayak which holds a cord attached to the antlers of a reindeer. Spectators flank the sides of the room, the walls of which are decorated with other garments and antlers. An old woman and three children admire one of a group of reindeer that are in a pen.

Drawn and Etched by Thomas Rowlandson.

Extent

1 print

Access Conditions

Open Access

Contents

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