What just happened?

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.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site

 

Collection online

Additional options
Production date to

Or search by

Searching...

Dancing nymphs

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1934,1208.105

  • Title (object)

    • Dancing nymphs
  • Description

    Three semi-nude women in chorus line. 1934 Colour linocut in pink, green and red on oriental paper

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1934
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 242 millimetres
    • Width: 205 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and titled
  • Curator's comments

    First exhibited at "Fifth Exhibition of British Lino-cuts", London, Ward Gallery, 1934, no.55, priced £2.2.0.

  • Bibliography

    • Dickson 70 bibliographic details
  • Location

    British XXc Mounted Roy

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1934

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1934,1208.105

Three semi-nude women in chorus line. c1934
Colour linocut in pink, green and red on oriental paper

Three semi-nude women in chorus line. c1934 Colour linocut in pink, green and red on oriental paper

Image description

Recommend


Feedback

If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: collectiondatabase@britishmuseum.org 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: PPA3951

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 

Supporters

Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help  

Loading...