William Morris Archive

11 July 1871 Thorshaven [1]


Bibliographic Citation

Martin Stott, photographer, “11 July 1871 Thorshaven [1],” William Morris Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/1661.

Title

11 July 1871 Thorshaven [1]

Creator

Martin Stott, photographer

Description

‘ . . . at last at the bight’s end we saw the pleasant-looking little town of Thorshaven, with its green-roofed little houses clustering around a little bay and up a green hillside: thereby we presently cast anchor, the only other craft in the harbour being three fishing-smacks, cutters, who in answer to the hoisting of our flag ran up English colours, and were, we afterwards found out, from Grimsby for Iceland’ (IJ p 12)