Photograph, Roald Amundsen appointed honorary member
Objectnumber: RA 0329
Width photograph: 25.0 cm
Height photograph: 33.0 cm
Width frame: 28.5 cm
Height frame: 37.0 cm
Depth frame: 2.0 cm Materials: glass, wood, paper Signature : Paul Parker
In New York 1927, Roald Amundsen became the first honorary member of the Mariners’ League of the Salvation Army. Pinning the medal on Amundsen’s lapel is Norwegian Salvation Army officer and former mariner, Fritz Nelson.
The photograph hangs in Amundsen’s study at Uranienborg.