- Museum number
Pl. 37; 'Laponia' i.e. Lapland; obelisk on plinth lettered 'Laponia', the obelisk decorated with four coins or medals of the Swedish monarchs Gustav Adolf, Christina, Karl Gustav and Karl XI; the obelisk supported by two Laplanders with dead stags at their feet and various utensils, including a canoe, skis and bow and arrow, at its top the North star and constellations; at top, hanging from the plinth and below, six numbered details of medals; illustration to Aubry de la Motraye's 'Travels through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa...' (London, 1723/4), vol. 2.
- Production date
Height: 252 millimetres (cropped)
Width: 172 millimetres (cropped)
- Curator's comments
- Of questionable attribution; for further comment see Cc,1.23. The monument is described as a Runnar or Runsteenar Stone, North of Hedwick Wall in Sweden. Hogarth contributed pl. 38, a view of Lapland huts, to the same volume.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Travels through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa...
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- Prints and Drawings
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1825,0212.14