William Morris Archive

14 July 1871 Reykjavík [2]

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“14 July 1871 Reykjavík [2],” William Morris Archive, accessed May 29, 2023, https://morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/1678.


14 July 1871 Reykjavík [2]


‘. . . ashore we go and land in a street of little low wooden houses, pitched, and with whitesash frames; the streets of black volcano sand; little ragged gardens about some of the houses growing potatoes, cabbages, and huge stems of angelica: not a very attractive place, yet not very bad, better than a north-country town in England’ (IJ p 23)