CONTENTS

1. Route
Kemi
Tornio
Ylitornio
Pello
Köngäs
Kolari
Muonio
Enontekiö
Alattio
Nordkapp

2. Scientific interests
Observations on nature
Music and Poetry
Observations on ways of life

3. Pictures from the journey
Pictures by A.F.Skjöldebrand, Acerbi's travel companion

4. On the footsteps of Acerbi
Personal details, the travelling party

5. Information about the site
This page


 

INFORMATION ON THE PAGES

Text:
Irene Piippola, The Provincial Library of Lapland
Päivikki Piiroinen, The Provincial Museum of the Tornionlaakso valley
Tapani Takalo, The Municipal Library of Pello

Sources:
Giuseppe Acerbi: Matka halki Suomen v. 1799 and Matka Lapissa v. 1799. WSOY 1984.
Giuseppe Acerbi: Travels through Sweden, Finland and Lapland to the North Cape, in the years 1798-1799 : in two volumes. London, 1802.
Giuseppe Acerbi: Voyage au Cap-Nord, par la Suede, la Finlande et la Laponie. Collection de planches. Paris 1804.
A.F.Skjöldebrand: Voyage pittoresque au Cap Nord. 1801-1802
A.F.Skjöldebrand: Piirustusmatka Suomen halki Nordkapille 1799. WSOY 1986.
Eero Saarenheimo: Retki Euroopan ääreen. Giuseppe Acerbi ja hänen Lapin-matkansa 1799. Otava 1988.

Lay-out and technical execution of pages:
Sanna Säynäjäkangas

Technical requirements: True colour, Browser supporting Javascript and frames (i.e. NS3+, IE4+)

This site is part of the project 'Travellers in Lapland - Northern Culture in Pictures'. It is a joint project of the Provincial Library of Lapland, The Municipal Library of Pello, the Town library of Tornio, the Provincial Museum of Lapland, the Gold Prospector Museum, the Provincial Museum of Tornio, the University of Lapland and the Arctic Centre. The aim of the project is to create a multimedia data bank on northern cultural materials.