Arrivals: The Life of the Royal Danish Expedition to Arabia 1767-2017
Anne Haslund Hansen: Arrivals: The Life of the Royal Danish Expedition to Arabia 1767-2017. Udgivet december 2017. 1. udgave. 1. oplag. 304 sider. Bound. 350 kr. ISBN 978-87-7695-525-0.Køb
Published in cooperation with the National Museum of Denmark.
250 years ago the cartographer Carsten Niebuhr returned to Denmark. His seven-
Through his lens Danish photographer Torben Eskerod has explored a world of Egyptian mummies, specimens of fish, and Arabic calligraphy. The result is an intimate visual encounter with the collections of the Royal Danish Expedition to Arabia, 1761-
Torben Eskerod’s photographs are accompanied by a series of articles demonstrating the broad focus of the expedition, the enormity of the knowledge it generated, and the high level of ambition that powered it from beginning to end.
Contributions by Lawrence J. Baack, Ulla Kjær, Robert Hillenbrand, Michael C. Legaspi, Charlotte Christensen, Mirjam Hähnle, Ulrich Marzolph, Gunnar Sperveslage, Tom Schiøtte, Philippe Provencal og Anne Haslund Hansen.