Houses and buildings on Flatey Island, West Fjords

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RIBApix ref no RIBA137353
Artist/PhotographerPalmer, Anthony
CountryIceland
CityFlatey
Subject Date2017
Image Date2017
ViewTopographical
ViewTopographical
MediumDigital image
Library ReferencePalmer DP2M0188
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Anthony Palmer / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Flatey was a centre of trade from the middle ages and in the 19th century was an important area of cultural activity. The majority of buildings are timber construction with corrugated iron roofs and the oldest extant building dates from 1843.

Subject tags

houses, timber construction, Feature: Iceland