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The Icelandic Thing

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • The Icelandic Thing
  • Description

    Watercolour of the Icelandic Thing; framed; shows the Icelandic Thing, or assembly of free people, in session.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1897 (circa; and in or before 1905 at latest)
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 1180 millimetres (incl frame)
    • Height: 985 millimetres (incl frame)
    • Width: 900 millimetres (glazed area)
    • Height: 695 millimetres (glazed area)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2010 24 Jul- 31 Oct, Warwickshire, Compton Verney, Volcano
    1997 23 Aug-21 Sep, Nottingham, Djanogly Art Gallery, Vikings and Gods in European Art
    1997 14 Jun-3 Aug, York, York City Art Gallery, Vikings and Gods in European Art
    1997 1 Mar-25 May, Denmark, Århus, Moesgård Museum, Vikings and Gods in European Art

  • Associated places

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Icelandic Thing
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1947-1950 (?)

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Painting of the Icelandic Thing; framed.

Painting of the Icelandic Thing; framed.

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