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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Kaptein Carl Anton Larsen

Image
Accession no.: L: 2019/1
Object name: Bust
Title: Kaptein Carl Anton Larsen
Description: A 1930 cast bronze bust by artist Trygve Thorsen of Carl Anton Larsen, Norwegian whaling magnate, with separate inscribed memorial plaque dated August 2000.
Classified name:
SPRI theme memorabilia and souvenirs
Geographic area Norway
UDC
Geographic UDC
Getty AAT
Number of items: 3
Full description:

A hollow, cast bronze bust of the head and shoulders of Carl Anton Larsen wearing a wingtip dress shirt, tie and jacket. Bust is signed and dated on reverse by artist, Trygve Thorsen, 1930. Threaded fittings inside bust at lower-shoulder level for affixing to plinth or bracket. Accompanied with separate modern bronze bracket from c. 2000 with inscribed plaque with dedication detailing various honours awarded to Larsen in life and posthumously.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 295mm, height: 545mm, depth: 300mm