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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Fangsthytte under Point 1716, Traill Island, Greenland


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Accession no.: Y: 2012/20/15
Object name: Pencil sketch
Title: Fangsthytte under Point 1716, Traill Island, Greenland
Description: The intact square-shaped trappers’ hut, built 1950 and 224-2 in Mikkelsen’s 1994 book, was used for cooking by Robert Burton, leader of the Erskine Expedition to Traill Island in 1991. Robert set up the Expedition’s most northerly camp outside these two huts.
Medium: Pencil sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Kongeborghytterne, Traill Island. Lat. 72°35'N, Long. 24°20'W (Danmark – Gronland, 1:250,000 Sheet 72 Ø. 2 Kong Oscar’s Fjord.)
  • Picture: Width: 170mm, height: 127mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?
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