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Signers of Danish-Icelandic Act of Union
Signers of Danish-Icelandic Act of Union
TitleSigners of Danish-Icelandic Act of Union
Date of Original1918-12-01
CreatorSigríður Zoëga, 1889-1968
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionTwelve men seated around a conference room table. There are papers visible on the table and a bookcase in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Treaties
Document signings
Conference rooms
Government officials
Subject (LCSH)Iceland--Politics and government--20th century
LocationReykjavík (Iceland)
Item Number2010.59.2
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original31 x 23 cm.
Publisher of OriginalSigríður Zoëga & Co.
Place of PublicationReykjavík (Iceland)
Transcription"The signing of the treaty of Iceland's indepenence 1918" - handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryOn December 1, 1918, Iceland acquired home-rule through the enactment of the Act of Union. Through this act Iceland and Denmark became two separate states with the same monarch.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionThorstina Jackson Walters & Emile Walters Photograph Collection 2010
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2010.59.2)
Digital IDrs006411
Original SourcePhotograph
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