Nansen is back in his cabin
Working from a photo of Nansen in his cabin the process begins.
Our friend Christian Scharning who happens to pocess almost perfect Nansenesque proportions, is photographed in the cabin. Measurements are taken. Photo: Storm Halvorsen / Fram
Meanwhile in Stockholm, Cathrine is hard at work using a different tall man as a model.Photo: Cathrine Abrahamsson
The face is sculpted by Cathrine Abrahamsson, Oscar Nilsson and Eline Kumlander and then cast and molded...Photo: Cathrine Abrahamsson
The new Nansen seems to have better personal hygiene than most polar explorers.Photo: Cathrine Abrahamsson
The body skeleton is welded by Roy Kristiansen. Here Nansen patiently awaits his proper outfit...Photo: Cathrine Abrahamsson
...being created especially for him by Vea Collins.
Finally the face and hands are finished to perfection with paints and hair.Photo: Cathrine Abrahamsson
A short stop underway to the Fram Museum in Oslo. Is everything ready for crossing the border into Norway? Photo: Cathrine Abrahamsson
Back in cabin no.1 on board the Fram. Photo: Storm Halvorsen / Fram
Photo: Storm Halvorsen / Fram