SÁRVA (Moose), 1844 Celestial Map, by Elina Nygard

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SÁRVA (Moose)

Size: 11" x 11" 

1844 Celestial Map

Artist: Elina Nygard North Sami (Sweden)

Map Origin: SDUK (Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge), London

From the Artist:  Different symbols from the stories of the Sámi star signs are in the shape of a ceremonial drum. A hunt for a moose is going on. Many different characters are hunting the moose: like skiers, an old women with her dogs, a man with a bow.