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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Innuta's tent-house at Renodde, Gaseland, NE Greenland

Accession no.: Y: 2018/1/12
Object name: Charcoal and chalk sketch
Title: Innuta's tent-house at Renodde, Gaseland, NE Greenland
Description: Artist's description: 'Renodde, the site of Innuta's tent-house, was not just an important site for hunting by the Scoresby Sund Inuit Community, but with its high mountains and ice-bergs was a most dramatic location. During a gale, all the expedition members' tents were blown down. Only Innuta's solid tent-house remained intact.'
Medium: Charcoal and chalk sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Location: Renodde Harbour, sheltered by the prominent peninsula between Fonfjord and Vestfjord. Lat. 70°29'N, long. 28°15'W. (Danmark - Grønland 1:250,000 70Ø.3 Rodefjord)
  • Picture: Width: 230mm, height: 151mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?