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Iceland Collection (#2)

Background imageIceland Collection: Isafjordur old town and harbour, Iceland

Isafjordur old town and harbour, Iceland
Isafjordur old town and harbour in Iceland Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Coronation of Haakon VII of Norway

Coronation of Haakon VII of Norway
The Coronation of Haakon VII (Prince Carl of Denmark and Iceland, born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel (18721957)

Background imageIceland Collection: Ancient Irish Costume

Ancient Irish Costume
A man and woman of ancient Ireland, well wrapped in their cloaks against the cold : he carries a spear against dangerous encounters. Date: early centuries AD

Background imageIceland Collection: Icelandic Dairymaid

Icelandic Dairymaid
Icelandic dairy maid

Background imageIceland Collection: Calcite (Calcium Carbonate) variant iceland spar

Calcite (Calcium Carbonate) variant iceland spar
A cleaved rhomb of iceland spar showing double refraction from near Eskifjordr, Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Malarrif, Snaefellsnes, Iceland

Malarrif, Snaefellsnes, Iceland
Malarrif, Snaefellsnes peninsula, on the far west of Iceland. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Hraunfossar waterfall, Iceland

Hraunfossar waterfall, Iceland
Hraunfossar waterfall streams over a lava field which flowed from an eruption. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Karlsdrattur in Iceland

Karlsdrattur in Iceland
Karlsdrᴴ ur is a cove in South Iceland. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Hvitarvatn Lake, Iceland

Hvitarvatn Lake, Iceland
Hvitarvatn is a glacier lake in the Icelandic highlands, feeding the glacier river Hvita in South Iceland. North of the lake is the mountain hut Hvitarnes. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Panorama of Eir�s glacier, Iceland

Panorama of Eir�s glacier, Iceland Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Waterfall of the gods, Iceland

Waterfall of the gods, Iceland
Godafoss Waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. The water of the river Skjᬦ andaflj󴠦 alls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Hollomstadar (Hallomstadur) in Iceland

Hollomstadar (Hallomstadur) in Iceland
Postcard showing the little village Hallomstadar, now known as Hallomstadur, a National Forest. Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Vifilstadir Health Hotel, Iceland

Vifilstadir Health Hotel, Iceland
V� lssta𩲠 activities revolved around services to tuberculosis patients until the institution was converted into a hospital for patients with respiratory diseases on behalf of

Background imageIceland Collection: Cliff hunting man in Westman Islands, Iceland

Cliff hunting man in Westman Islands, Iceland Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Governors House, Reykjavik

Governors House, Reykjavik
Governors House (left side) of Reykjavik. Magn� ephensen, governor, commissioned the building of the house as a place to live after he retired. Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Posthouse Street in Reykjavik, Iceland

Posthouse Street in Reykjavik, Iceland
View of the Posthouse Street showing the Apotek Hotel and restaurant, built in 1917 and the Hotel Borg. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Free church at the waterside of Lake Tjornin, Iceland

Free church at the waterside of Lake Tjornin, Iceland
Free church at the waterside of Lake Tjornin. The Neo-Gothic church was built in 1901 on the shores of Lake Tjornin. Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Town panorama and Arnarholl Statue, Reykjavik, Iceland

Town panorama and Arnarholl Statue, Reykjavik, Iceland
Panorama showing Reykjavik town and Arnarholl Statue in the harbour, Iceland. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Rooftop panorama of Reykjavik, Iceland

Rooftop panorama of Reykjavik, Iceland
Rooftop panorama of Reykjavik. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Ferrry and cruise liner in harbour, Reykjavik, Iceland

Ferrry and cruise liner in harbour, Reykjavik, Iceland
Ferry boat and a cruise liner in the harbour of Reykjavik, Iceland. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Aerial view of Reykjavik and harbour, Iceland

Aerial view of Reykjavik and harbour, Iceland
Aerial view of Reykjavik and harbour in Iceland. Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Panorama of Thingvellir, Iceland

Panorama of Thingvellir, Iceland. Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Thingvellir Panorama, Iceland

Thingvellir Panorama, Iceland
Panorama of Thingvellir showing the rift valley with a few houses. Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Siglufjordur (Herring Town), Iceland

Siglufjordur (Herring Town), Iceland
Siglufjordur (Sigulufirdi) used to be the center of the herring fisheries in Iceland, and the herring played a very large role in the nations economy and industry. Date: 1939

Background imageIceland Collection: Hvanneyri model farm, Iceland

Hvanneyri model farm, Iceland
Hvanneyri, one of the model farms, represents the most modern methods of construction in its buildings and the latest methods of cultivation and animal breeding in 1939. Date: 1939

Background imageIceland Collection: Hekla (volcano) and a pony train, Iceland

Hekla (volcano) and a pony train, Iceland
Pony train in front of the Hekla (stratovolcano). Date: circa 1930

Background imageIceland Collection: Set of Icelandic coins

Set of Icelandic coins
Postcard showing Icelandic coins from 1 eyrir to 2 krona with the monogram of King Christian X on one side and the denomination on the other side. Date: circa 1931

Background imageIceland Collection: Stamp Card produced by Ottmar Zeihar - Iceland

Stamp Card produced by Ottmar Zeihar - Iceland. These cards enabled collectors to see stamps which they were unable to obtain, or afford

Background imageIceland Collection: Reykjavik - Iceland - Panoramic View

Reykjavik - Iceland - Panoramic View. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland - Reykjavik - Panoramic view

Iceland - Reykjavik - Panoramic view. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageIceland Collection: Floki Vilgerdasson / Expl

Floki Vilgerdasson / Expl
Floki Vilgerdasson sends out ravens on his voyage of exploration that eventually led him to Iceland, where he wintered in 865. Date: circa 865

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland / Reykjavik 1983

Iceland / Reykjavik 1983
Reykjavik: view of the city from Hallgrims Church Date: 1983

Background imageIceland Collection: Blessing Fishing Boats

Blessing Fishing Boats
Before the fishing fleet leaves Paimpoul, Bretagne, for the Iceland fisheries, the boats are blessed in an elaborate ceremony including a spectacular procession Date: 1895

Background imageIceland Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Wild Horses of Iceland

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Wild Horses of Iceland. Snardi, a little red dog, barks and jumps up at his enemies, the ravens, on a farm in Iceland. Date: 1933

Background imageIceland Collection: Northrop N-3PB -only 24 built for Norway and based in I

Northrop N-3PB -only 24 built for Norway and based in Iceland flew as No330 Squadron RAF from April 1941 through early 1943

Background imageIceland Collection: Four-horned ram (Ovis aries) and horns of the

Four-horned ram (Ovis aries) and horns of the Iceland sheep and Cretan sheep.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Siblys Universal System of Natural History, 1794

Background imageIceland Collection: Atlas by Fern㯠Vaz Dourado, 1571. Chart 1: Northern

Atlas by Fern㯠Vaz Dourado, 1571. Chart 1: Northern
Atlas by Fern㯠 Vaz Dourado, 1571. Chart 1: Northern Europe. Renaissance art. Miniature Painting. PORTUGAL. Lisbon. National Archive of the Tower of the Tombo

Background imageIceland Collection: American occupation of Iceland by G. H. Davis

American occupation of Iceland by G. H. Davis
The USA in European waters: American occupation of Iceland during the Second World War. A detailed relief map of Iceland, its fjords and mountains, showing distances from America

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland - Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar

Iceland - Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar
Heimaklettur: The highest rock formation in Vestmannaeyjar, a town on the island of Heimaey, Iceland. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland - Car on road within Almannagja Canyon, Thingvellir

Iceland - Car on road within Almannagja Canyon, Thingvellir
A car gingerly navigates along a pass within the Almannagja Canyon - a natural fault line within the Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. Date: circa 1910

Background imageIceland Collection: Armstrong Whitworth Whitley VII of 612 Squadron takes off

Armstrong Whitworth Whitley VII of 612 Squadron takes off from Iceland. A censor has painted out the wing and fuselage ASV aerials

Background imageIceland Collection: Larus glaucoides, Iceland gull

Larus glaucoides, Iceland gull
Plate 282 from John James Audubons Birds of America, original double elephant folio (1834-35), hand-coloured aquatint. Engraved, printed and coloured by R. Havell (& Son), London

Background imageIceland Collection: Calcite Iceland

Calcite Iceland

Background imageIceland Collection: Calcite (Iceland spar)

Calcite (Iceland spar)
A specimen of Iceland spar from Rodefjord, Iceland. Transparent crystal composed of the mineral, calcite (calcium carbonate) which has unusual property of double refraction

Background imageIceland Collection: BERTELLI, Fernando (16th century). Map of Iceland

BERTELLI, Fernando (16th century). Map of Iceland, 1566. Engraving. FRANCE. Paris. Mus饠 National de la Marine (Paris Navy museum)

Background imageIceland Collection: Picture No. 10082205

Picture No. 10082205
Landing dried cod at Reykjavik. Date: 1875

Background imageIceland Collection: Laundry in a hot spring - Reykjavik, Iceland

Laundry in a hot spring - Reykjavik, Iceland
Women do their household laundry in a hot pool - Reykjavik, Iceland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIceland Collection: Iceland, Reykjavik

Iceland, Reykjavik
Iceland, the capital city - Reykjavik. Date: circa 1910s



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