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Icelandic and Faroese Photographs of Frederick W.W. Howell

  1. Cornell:1101 (Ockham)
  2. 5618018 (Voyager)

  1. Icelandic and Faroese Photographs of Frederick W.W. Howell

  1. Howell Icelandic Collection

  1. This is a database of photographs held in the Fiske Icelandic Collection. The collection consists of Icelandic and Faroese photographs by Frederick W. W. Howell, Henry A. Perkins, and Magnus Olafsson. At the end of the nineteenth century, the British artist, photographer and traveler Frederick W.W. Howell, F.R.G.S., recorded Icelandic and Faroese landscapes, farmsteads, towns and people in a remarkable series of photographs that depicted Iceland and the Faeroe Islands on the edge of modernity. Daniel Willard Fiske, who bequeathed the Fiske Icelandic Collection to Cornell University, purchased over 400 prints from Howell around the turn of the century. Halldor Hermannsson, the collection's first curator, mounted the prints around 1923 in six albums and supplied the prints with captions. (A small group of photographs includes the work of Henry A. Perkins, an American, and Magnus Olafsson, an Icelander.)

  1. CollectionImage

  1. Iceland--Pictorial works (vocab = LCSH)
  2. Faroe Islands--Pictorial works (vocab = LCSH)

  1. Iceland (vocab = LCSH)
  2. Faroe Islands (vocab = LCSH)

  1. 1900/1911

  1. Stevens, Patrick (curator)
  2. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (owner)

  1. Icelandic and Faroese Photographs of Frederick W.W. Howell website

  1. LUNA Insight 6.2 (2009-08/)
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