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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

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  • Museum number

    Q,6.77

  • Title (series)

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  • Description

    A shoreline with the ramparts of a fort at left. The Sound on right with an island and hilly coast beyond. Two ships sailing to left. 1676
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1676
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 65 millimetres
    • Width: 139 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with text within image above towards left "by Plymouth". Below left in margin "W. Hollar delin et sculp: 1676".
  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein 2344 (Hollar) bibliographic details
    • Pennington 933 bibliographic details
  • Location

    British XVIIc Mounted Roy

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Q,6.77

Three horsemen on top of hill seen from behind, with view of strait, castle on island and ships in the background at l.  1676
Etching

Three horsemen on top of hill seen from behind, with view of strait, castle on island and ships in the background at l. 1676 Etching

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