Photo gallery

Over seven thousand photographs are preserved in Bygðasafn Árnesing. Most of them are related to the history of Eyrarbakki and came to the Maritime Museum in Eyrarbakki between 1988 and 1998. The photographs were taken by school principal Aðalstein Sigurmundsson, Sigþór Guðjónsson from Hólmsbær, Aðalstein Sigurjónsson from Sölkutóft and many others and show human life and houses in Eyrarbakki in the decades around the middle of the 20th century. Other treasures are photographs by two Danish women, Agnes Lunn and Oline Lefolii, which show people in their free time and daily activities in connection with the House in Eyrarbakki, and are from the years 1890 to 1912. The museum has recently received photographs from the possession of Kristján Jóhannesson, the shop manager of Eyrarbakki, and a rare collection of postcards from Herdísarvík in Selvogi.  

Bygðasafn Árnesinga does not accept photographs for preservation except in exceptional cases and in connection with the museum's special fields. Reference is made to the Árnesing District Archives for receiving photographs.