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Þórður Guðjohnsen, Húsavík, with his children.

Þórður Guðjohnsen, Húsavík, with his children.

Collection: Icelandic and Faroese Photographs of Frederick W.W. Howell, Cornell University Library..Title: Þórður Guðjohnsen, Húsavík, with his children...Date: ca. 1900..Place: Húsavík (Iceland)..Medium: collo... More

Tabula Islandiae

Tabula Islandiae

Collection of old maps Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[Maps of Bermuda, Iceland, Jan Mayen Island, and Newfoundland].

[Maps of Bermuda, Iceland, Jan Mayen Island, and Newfoundland].

Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Originally printed on 1 sheet. The maps appear on plate [166] in the author's Corso geografico universale. Venetia : A spefe dell' autore, 1692-[1694]. Available also thro... More

Icelanders from "A General View of the World, geographical, historical and philosophical; on a plan entirely new"

Icelanders from "A General View of the World, geographical, historical...

This image has been taken from scan 000875 from volume 01 of "A General View of the World, geographical, historical and philosophical; on a plan entirely new". The title and subject terms of this image have bee... More

music from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P"

music from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the...

This image has been taken from scan 000530 from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P". The title and subject ... More

map from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P"

map from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the y...

This image has been taken from scan 000325 from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P". The title and subject ... More

map from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P"

map from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the y...

This image has been taken from scan 000436 from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P". The title and subject ... More

map from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P"

map from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the y...

This image has been taken from scan 000547 from "Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the summer of the year 1810. By Sir G. S. Mackenzie [assisted by H. Holland and R. Bright]. L.P". The title and subject ... More

map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000027 from volume 01 of "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000130 from volume 01 of "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

Diagram from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

Diagram from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000220 from volume 01 of "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from volume 02 of "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

Map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

Map from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000026 from volume 01 of "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

Diagram from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

Diagram from "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000221 from volume 01 of "[Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

map from "Iceland; or the journal of a residence in that Island during the years 1814 and 1815, ... With an introduction and appendix, ... a map and engravings"

map from "Iceland; or the journal of a residence in that Island during...

This image has been taken from scan 000042 from "Iceland; or the journal of a residence in that Island during the years 1814 and 1815, ... With an introduction and appendix, ... a map and engravings". The title... More

map from "Iceland; or the Journal of a residence in that island, during the years 1814 and 1815 ... Illustrated with a map and engravings. The second edition"

map from "Iceland; or the Journal of a residence in that island, durin...

This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "Iceland; or the Journal of a residence in that island, during the years 1814 and 1815 ... Illustrated with a map and engravings. The second edition". The title a... More

fauna from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern parts of the American Continent ... Together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers, and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators, in those regions"

fauna from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embra...

This image has been taken from scan 000517 from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern part... More

map from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern parts of the American Continent ... Together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers, and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators, in those regions"

map from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embraci...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern part... More

Iceland from "The Wonders of The World in Nature and Art. Edited by H. Ince"

Iceland from "The Wonders of The World in Nature and Art. Edited by H....

This image has been taken from scan 000278 from "The Wonders of The World in Nature and Art. Edited by H. Ince". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the ... More

Iceland from "The Wonders of The World in Nature and Art. Edited by H. Ince"

Iceland from "The Wonders of The World in Nature and Art. Edited by H....

This image has been taken from scan 000556 from "The Wonders of The World in Nature and Art. Edited by H. Ince". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the ... More

illuminated_initial from "The Icelander's Sword, or The Story of Oraefa-dal"

illuminated_initial from "The Icelander's Sword, or The Story of Oraef...

This image has been taken from scan 000095 from "The Icelander's Sword, or The Story of Oraefa-dal". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libr... More

iceland from "Bibliothek geographischer Handbücher. Herausgegeben von ... F. Ratzel"

iceland from "Bibliothek geographischer Handbücher. Herausgegeben von...

This image has been taken from scan 000141 from volume 02 of "Bibliothek geographischer Handbücher. Herausgegeben von ... F. Ratzel". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, cr... More

music from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal translation of three sagas. Maps, etc"

music from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two j...

This image has been taken from scan 000106 from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal... More

Daenmark mit seinen Nebenländern in Europa

Daenmark mit seinen Nebenländern in Europa

Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize coastlines and administrative counties (amter). In German. Title from map sheet. Prime meridian: Ferro [?]. Cover exterior has ink handwriting label at top: N... More

portrait from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

portrait from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a v...

This image has been taken from scan 000064 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

fox from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

fox from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage...

This image has been taken from scan 000283 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

portrait from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

portrait from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a v...

This image has been taken from scan 000303 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage...

This image has been taken from scan 000503 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage...

This image has been taken from scan 000137 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage...

This image has been taken from scan 000476 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage...

This image has been taken from scan 000481 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage...

This image has been taken from scan 000499 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

Iceland from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

Iceland from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a vo...

This image has been taken from scan 000501 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

map from "Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]"

map from "Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage ...

This image has been taken from scan 000483 from "Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps... More

portrait from "Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]"

portrait from "Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a vo...

This image has been taken from scan 000064 from "Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps... More

portrait from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and maps.]]"

portrait from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a v...

This image has been taken from scan 000062 from "[Letters from High Latitudes; being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht “Foam” ... to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen, in 1856. [With plates and map... More

map from "The Oxonian in Iceland: or, notes of travel in that island in the summer of 1860, with glances at Icelandic Folk-lore and Sagas"

map from "The Oxonian in Iceland: or, notes of travel in that island i...

This image has been taken from scan 000026 from "The Oxonian in Iceland: or, notes of travel in that island in the summer of 1860, with glances at Icelandic Folk-lore and Sagas". The title and subject terms of ... More

Church at Thingvalla Iceland

Church at Thingvalla Iceland

Drawing shows a small clapboard church surrounded by a stone wall at the edge of an Icelandic village, Thingvalla. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 1922; (D... More

English party at Rejkjavik

English party at Rejkjavik

Drawing shows a group of English visitors in Iceland examining two horses while Icelandic men and a boy stand in the background. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Hear... More

Snuff-taking in Iceland

Snuff-taking in Iceland

Drawing shows a man standing with a powder horn to his nose, taking snuff in Iceland. Another man sits on a rock and watches. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartma... More

Entrance to the Almanna Gau, (e.g. Almannagjá) Iceland

Entrance to the Almanna Gau, (e.g. Almannagjá) Iceland

Drawing shows travelers on horseback riding on a level road through lava rocks to the Almannagjá or Almanna Gorge in Iceland. Almanna Gorge was where Iceland's Althing or Parliment traditionally met. Taylor vis... More

The Hrafnagja (pass out of Thingvalla Iceland)

The Hrafnagja (pass out of Thingvalla Iceland)

Drawing shows four men traveling on horseback crossing a thin stone bridge made in the cleft in lava in Iceland. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 1922; (DLC... More

Natural bridge coast of Iceland near Portland Point

Natural bridge coast of Iceland near Portland Point

Drawing shows fishermen rowing in the choppy sea toward a natural bridge in the coastal rock near Portland Point in Iceland. There is no other sign of habitation. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en rout... More

Rejkjavik (e.g. Reykjavk) capitol of Iceland

Rejkjavik (e.g. Reykjavk) capitol of Iceland

Drawing shows the city of Reykjavk in Iceland from the perspective of a hillside. The harbor, governor's residence, college, church, hotel and fishermen's huts have been labeled in the sky above the view. Taylo... More

Interior of a shepherd's hut Iceland

Interior of a shepherd's hut Iceland

Drawing shows a cut-away view of an Icelandic shepherd's stone and sod dwelling. Women and children are gathered in a raised bed covered with animal skins. Men and another child are gathered around a table. A m... More

The Almannagjá the church the L"gherg

The Almannagjá the church the L"gherg

Drawing shows a small village and church near the Almannagjá or Almanna Gorge in Iceland. Almanna Gorge was where Iceland's Althing or Parliment traditionally met. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en rou... More

Governor's residence Reykjavik

Governor's residence Reykjavik

Drawing shows a large two-story house surrounded by a stone wall, the residence of the Governor of Iceland in the capitol city, Reykjavk. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Date inscrib... More

Geir Z"ega Iceland

Geir Z"ega Iceland

Drawing shows Geir Z"ega, an Icelandic guide to travelers, standing next to a horse wearing panniers. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. This drawing is similar in composition to that o... More

An awkward predicament (Icelandic custom)

An awkward predicament (Icelandic custom)

Drawing shows a woman, standing, pulling off a seated man's trousers. The woman appears to look at the man with a knowning eye, while the man seems surprised at her actions. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perh... More

Icelandic horses

Icelandic horses

Drawing shows a man in Iceland tending to a short, heavy long-haired horse while others stand nearby outside on cobbled stones. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heart... More

Lava fjelds in Iceland

Lava fjelds in Iceland

Drawing shows two men on horseback picking their way across lava stone in Iceland. The "way-marks," as Taylor has labeled them, are large rock cairns that identify the route. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, per... More

Man working - Icelandic women working

Man working - Icelandic women working

Drawing shows a man leisurely smoking a pipe as he leans against a fisherman's hut watching two women carry a load of dried fish on wooden poles in Iceland. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to R... More

Outline view of Thingvalla

Outline view of Thingvalla

Drawing shows an outline of a Icelandic valley, Thingvalla. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia.

A rough road - Iceland

A rough road - Iceland

Drawing shows two men on horses or burros racing down a stone road on a hillside. Two burros or horses are before them. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 192... More

Diagram of L"gherg

Diagram of L"gherg

Drawing shows cut-away and bird's eye views of the volcanic rock L"gherg in Iceland. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Inscribed at left: page 44. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 1922; (DLC... More

Church at Rejkjavik Iceland

Church at Rejkjavik Iceland

Drawing shows a church near a small clapboard house in Rejkjavk, the capitol city of Iceland. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 1922; (DLC/PP-46411a).

An Icelandic bog

An Icelandic bog

Drawing shows three men on horses or burros in a bog in Iceland. One man stands on two tussocks of grass above his horse. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 1... More

The Tintron Rock, Iceland

The Tintron Rock, Iceland

Drawing shows sightseers standing and touching a rock in Iceland, while other men ride past on horseback. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 1922; (DLC/PP-46411a).

Iceland from "En Sommer i Island. Reiseskildring. Første Hefte"

Iceland from "En Sommer i Island. Reiseskildring. Første Hefte"

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from "En Sommer i Island. Reiseskildring. Første Hefte". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libra... More

Iceland from "A Summer in Iceland ... Translated by M. R. Barnard. ... Illustrated"

Iceland from "A Summer in Iceland ... Translated by M. R. Barnard. ......

This image has been taken from scan 000029 from "A Summer in Iceland ... Translated by M. R. Barnard. ... Illustrated". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... More

map from "Sulphur in Iceland. [With plates and a map.]"

map from "Sulphur in Iceland. [With plates and a map.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000039 from "Sulphur in Iceland. [With plates and a map.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's... More

map from "Sulphur in Iceland. [With plates and a map.]"

map from "Sulphur in Iceland. [With plates and a map.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Sulphur in Iceland. [With plates and a map.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's... More

Iceland hymn, The [title page only]

Iceland hymn, The [title page only]

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

map from "Askja, Iceland's largest volcano: with a description of the great lava desert in the interior: and a chapter on the genesis of the island"

map from "Askja, Iceland's largest volcano: with a description of the ...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Askja, Iceland's largest volcano: with a description of the great lava desert in the interior: and a chapter on the genesis of the island". The title and subject... More

Iceland from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal translation of three sagas. Maps, etc"

Iceland from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two...

This image has been taken from scan 000057 from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal... More

Horses from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal translation of three sagas. Maps, etc"

Horses from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two ...

This image has been taken from scan 000060 from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal... More

Book cover from "By Fell and Fjord; or, scenes and studies in Iceland ... With illustrations"

Book cover from "By Fell and Fjord; or, scenes and studies in Iceland ...

This image has been taken from scan 000007 from "By Fell and Fjord; or, scenes and studies in Iceland ... With illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... More