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