William Morris Archive

11 July 1871 Thorshaven [2]

Bibliographic Citation

Martin Stott, photographer, “11 July 1871 Thorshaven [2],” William Morris Archive, accessed May 18, 2024, https://morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/1662.


11 July 1871 Thorshaven [2]


Martin Stott, photographer


‘Thence we went out into the town, which pleased me very much: certainly there was a smell of fish, and these creatures, or parts of them, from guts to gutted bodies, hung and lay about in many places; but there was no other dirt apparent; the houses were all of wood, high-roofed, with little white casements, the rest of the walls being mostly done over with Stockholm tar . . . (IJ p 13).