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-== Artefacts == 
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-* [[Scrimshaw painted head figure]] 
-* [[Scrimshaw penguin]] 
-* [[Scrimshaw sperm whale tooth]] 
-* [[Candle stand]] 
-* [[Oil lamp]] 
-* [[Coal scuttle]] 
-* [[Lamp for burning tram (whale) oil]] 
-* [[Rifle shooting cup]] 
-* [[Football shield]] 
-* [[Arrowsmith trophy]] 
-* [[Shooting cup]] 
-* [[Running shoes]] 
-* [[Football boots]] 
-* [[Engraving tools]] 
-* [[Solid fuel cooker]] 
-* [[Scriber]] 
-* [[Ropework mat]] 
-* [[Pesca sign]] 
-* [[Piano]] 
-* [[Grave marker, W. H. Dyre]] 
-* [[Grave marker, H. Brockloae]] 
-* [[Bottle with cork]] 
-* [[Fragment of bottle]] 
-* [[Coopers broach]] 
-* [[Draught mark from the “Louise”]] 
-* [[Fastening from the “Louise”]] 
-* [[Carbide lamp]] 
-* [[Ship model of “Southern Wheeler” in a bottle]] 
-* [[Leather boot]] 
-* [[Leather bucket]] 
-* [[Collection of 13 glass bottles]] 
-* [[Insulators]] 
-* [[Sealer's glass bottle]] 
-* [[Fragment of bottle (1995.3.212.1)]] 
-* [[Iron bolt (1995.3.212.2)]] 
-* [[Logbook belonging to Captain C. A. Larsen]] 
-* [[Whale tooth napkin ring]] 
-* [[Glass bottle (1997.5.250)]] 
-* [[Carved piece of teak]] 
-* [[Coopers bench]] 
-* [[Coopers tool]] 
-* [[Fid (1998.6.304)]] 
-* [[10 øre token]] 
-* [[Pair of scrimshaw penguins]] 
-* [[Pair of painted whale bulla]] 
-* [[Lid from toothpaste pot]] 
-* [[Knife (2005.5.371)]] 
-* [[Sealing lance]] 
-* [[Knife with sheath]] 
-* [[Sports medal]] 

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Larsen Room
Larsen Room

C A Larsen was the Norwegian founder of Grytviken, and a pioneer of whaling in the Southern Ocean. Named after him, this room has objects and archives relating to the early history of sealing and whaling on South Georgia.

Among the many items in this room are a piano from the manager's villa, the grave marker of a 19th century sealer and a whale earbone painted to look like a human face.

Video of the Larsen Room