Saga, the Heroic Muse of the North

Ernst Alpers1867

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum


  • Title: Saga, the Heroic Muse of the North
  • Creator: Ernst Alpers
  • Date: 1867
  • Location Created: Hanover, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: 16.9 x 31.4 cm (6 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.XM.766.1.2
  • Markings: (Recto, mount) lower center, blindstamp: "TH. SCHULZE/ BUCH & KUNSTHANDL NO 6/ HANNOVER" (in an oval); upper right, blue ink stamp: "157419"; lower right, blindstamp: "PHOTOGRAPHIE/ VON/ ERNST ALPERS/ HANNOVER" [in an oval]"; (Verso, mount) lower center, adhered printed label: "Blatt Nr. 1. Saga, die heroische Muse des Nordens.";
  • Inscription: (Recto, mount) upper left, in black ink: "I/ 4928/ n";
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: German
  • Classification: Photographs