Person record: NANSEN, Dr Fridtjof  (1861-1930)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameDr Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg NANSENDr Fridtjof Nansen in 1896
Portrait photo from The Strand Magazine, November 1896
Gendermale
Relevance of this personArctic explorer; photographer of slide sets 
Main period of activityN/A
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
10 October 1861born atStore Frĝen, Norway
8 February 189735lecturerLantern lecture: [Travels in the far North], London, England, 8 February 1897
13 May 193068died atLysaker, Norway
Slide sets linked to this personphotographer: Nansen's Polar expedition (lecture: Newton & Co., 52 slides, 1897)
Slide set references
(* = main subject of set)

* Nansen's Polar expedition (lecture: Newton & Co., 52 slides, 1897)

  [A set of lantern slides of the Arctic made from negatives taken during Dr. Fridtjof Nansen's Expedition 1893-1896] (set type unknown: maker unknown, at least 47 slides, n.d.)

Reference
(* = main subject)

* The largest lantern audience in OMLJ 8.94 (March 1897)
  –  giving lecture at Royal Albert Hall

Lucerna ID no. 6002419Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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