Linnaeus's journey to Lapland

Linnaeus in a Sami costume. Colored copperplate engraving, after a portrait by M.Hoffman. Painted in the Netherlands sometime between 1735-1738. Linnaeus is wearing a woman's hat.

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The Northern Lights Route is part of The Council of Europe Cultural Routes. The Cultural Routes are an invitation to Europeans to wander the paths and explore the places where the unity and diversity of our European identity were forged.