Adolf Lindstrøm back in the galley
Lindstrøm was a Norwegian cook and polar expeditioner who participated on three of the most famous Norwegian polar expeditions: the Gjøa Expedition, and the 2nd and 3rd Fram expeditions. His good reputation and fame are a result of the good food he made and that made him known as the best of all polar cooks. Lindstrøm was also the first to sail round the entire American continent.
The iconic photo of Lindstrøm with his legendary hotcakes in Framheim, Bay of Whales, Antarctica
Created in Sweden
The model is created by a team of modelmakers in Sweden, the leader of the project beeing Cathrine Abrahamsson. The process of making this model was a long and intricate one since there are limited photos available of the famous polar cook. This hyper-realistic reconstruction of Lindstrøm's face was made by the sculptor and archaeologist Oscar D. Nilsson and by Eline Kumlander.
Lindstrøm's original clothes were meticulously recreated by Vea Collins.
Real hair is added
The artist and model maker had a hard time parting with Lindstrøm after working on him for several months.