1930 Print Leithend Gunnar Hamundarson Burnt Njall Thorgeirsson Church XEM6

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This is an original 1930 black and white halftone print of Leithend, Iceland, where some believe legendary hero Gunnar Hamundarson lived. Gunnar is a central character of the Story of the Burnt Njall. In the story, there is a feud between Gunnar and Njall and Gunnar is killed. In the end, some years later, Njall is killed when he is burned alive in his home.

CONDITION

This 81+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - center. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5 inches; 18 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Legend, Hero, Story

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