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Bust of Roald Amundsen; Arne Vigeland; 1974; 1975.229.1

Bust of Roald Amundsen, Arne Vigeland, 1974, 1975.229.1
Name/Title
Bust of Roald Amundsen
About this object
Bust of Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen by sculptor Arne Vigeland. On 14 December 1911, Amundsen led the first Antarctic expedition to reach the South Pole
Maker Role
Maker
Date Made
1974
Place Made
Norway
Medium and Materials
Bronze
Measurements
48x44x57cm (LWH)
Subject and Association Description
Roald Amundsen was the leader of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition 1910 - 1912 on the "Belgica" and was the first person to reach the South Pole.
Credit Line
Bust of Roald Amundsen, Canterbury Museum, 1975.229.1, New Zealand
Object Type
Sculpture
Object number
1975.229.1

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polar
Roald
sculpture
shiny nose
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Gustav Ny11 Sep 2008 01:14 AM,UTC
I've touched that nose!!