Yggdrasill, the mundane tree


Yggdrasill, the mundane tree

Item Information

Title:
Yggdrasill, the mundane tree
Description:
In Norse mythology, the tree Yggdrasill connects the nine worlds. This illustration represents the earliest modern interpretation of Norse cosmology, copied after Magnussen's depiction of the worlds in layers.
Originator:
Finnur Magnússon, 1781-1847
Date:
1859
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Illustrations
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Yggdrasil (Norse mythology)--Pictorial works
Publisher:
London : Henry G. Bohn
Notes:
Frontispiece in "Northern Antiquities" / translated from the French of M. Mallet by Bishop Percy; revised ... by I.A. Blackwell. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1859.
Copied after the illustration of Yggdrasil in "Eddalaeren og dens oprindelse" / Finn Magnusen. 1824.
Extent:
1 print : color ; 18 x 12 cm
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_014276
Call #:
DL31 .M26 1859
Barcode:
39999065696294
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