Bust of Roald Amundsen; Arne Vigeland; 1974; 1975.229.1

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Canterbury Museum

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

Arne Vigeland

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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Gustav Ny 11 Sep 2008 01:14 AM,UTC

I've touched that nose!!

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