Larsen Room

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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. 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.
-[http://www.youtube.com/v/tmczarMkldY Video of the Larsen Room] 
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-== Artefacts == 
-* [[Scrimshaw painted head figure]]+<br><br><br>
-* [[Scrimshaw penguin]]+ 
-* [[Scrimshaw sperm whale tooth]]+Find out more about these artefacts at [http://www.ehive.com eHive]
-* [[Candle stand]]+ 
-* [[Oil lamp]]+ 
-* [[Coal scuttle]]+ 
-* [[Lamp for burning tram (whale) oil]]+[[Image:SGHT.1992.4.52_(001).jpg|175px| left | thumb | Scrimshaw penguin]]
-* [[Rifle shooting cup]]+ 
-* [[Football shield]]+[[Image:SGHT.1995.1.218_(001).jpg|250px| left | thumb | Grave marker]]
-* [[Arrowsmith trophy]]+ 
-* [[Shooting cup]]+[[Image:SGHT.1995.1.173_(001).jpg|175px| thumb | Inter-station football shield]]
-* [[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]]+

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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.






Find out more about these artefacts at eHive


Scrimshaw penguin
Scrimshaw penguin
Grave marker
Grave marker
Inter-station football shield
Inter-station football shield