Benjamin BLESSUM

Norway 1877 – Unites States of America 1954




Poster: See the lands of the Vikings 1937 Materials & Technique: prints, posters, planographic lithograph, printed in colour, from multiple stones/plates Support: paper

Primary Insc: title printed l.l. to l.r. "SEE THE LANDS/OF THE VIKINGS" printer printed l.l. "BĂ–RTZELLS, ESSELTE, STOCKHOLM 1937" text printed l.r. "PRINTED IN SWEDEN" map in image with placenames sig. printed l.l. in image "BEN BLESSUM"
Dimensions: sheet 100.0 h x 62.8 w cm image 82.2 h x 61.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift in memory of Spensley Charles and Gwendoline Mary Weetman 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1789.55
  • Collection of Charles Weetman (1905-1990), who had worked for the Australian National Travel Association (ANTA), and was Assistant Editor of the organisations magazine 'Walkabout'.
  • By descent to his son Peter Weetman.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Peter Weetman, Melbourne, December 1990.