Áldu (Female Reindeer), 1817 Map, Elina Nygard

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Áldu (Female Reindeer)

  • Size: 19" x 21" 

1817 World Map

Artist: Elina Nygard North Sami (Sweden)

Map Origin: Drawn & engraved by James Kirkwood & Son for John Thomson's "New General Atlas,” Edinburgh

From the Artist:  This is a Female reindeer, from which the world is created. In the beginning there was nothing but a dark ocean with scary things in it. The highest of the gods asked his son, the sun, to shine on that dark water and he created the world out of a part from the reindeer.

Map is placed in archival quality black mat.