The 1670 voyage of la Martinière

"native samples"

La Martinière's drawing of a woman and a man from Novaya Zemlya - both of whom had been kidnapped and sent as "native samples" to the king's court in Copenhagen.

   © University Library of Tromsø - 1999.
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