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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Accession no.: Y: 2012/20/146
Object name: Chalk and charcoal sketch
Description: This site was the first intermediate camp on the return from Eskimonaes. Peter and Brigitte Grossman and the artist had waded through the fast-flowing Granatdal river, rather than taking a lift in the Zodiac. This sketch shows Wordie glacier and Jordanhill, which a year later most of the Kromme Langso. Arcturus Expedition, would see from the west.
Medium: Chalk and charcoal sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Lookinfg west across Copeland Fjord from Storholts-Hus, on the western side of Granatdal delta, No. 411-2 in Peter Schmidt-Mikkelsen 1994. Eskimonaes Sirius Station (No. 405 in Peter Schmidt-Mikkelson 1994) built adjacent to the site of the Fangst Station (1931) burnt down by the Germans in 1943. Lat. 74°09'N, long. 21°31'W. (Danmark-Gronland 1:250,000 Sheet 74 Ø.2 Clavering Ø.)
  • Picture: Width: 220mm, height: 152mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?