In Norse mythology, the tree Yggdrasill connects the nine worlds. This illustration represents the earliest modern interpretation of Norse cosmology, copied after Magnussen's depiction of the worlds in layers.
Frontispiece in "Northern Antiquities" / translated from the French of M. Mallet by Bishop Percy; revised ... by I.A. Blackwell. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1859.
Copied after the illustration of Yggdrasil in "Eddalaeren og dens oprindelse" / Finn Magnusen. 1824.
Exhibited: "Literary Landscapes: Maps from Fiction" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2015.