PUBLISHER: Winnipeg : [s.n.], 1964. DESCRIPTION:  p. : chiefly portraits. ; 22 cm. Very Good plus ondition in cream-coloured card covers with blue illus. and lettering to front cover. Chiefly full-page portraits of women (in full costume) chosen preside at the annual Icelandic festival known as Islendingadagurinn (Icelandes' Day) in Manitoba, Canada. Includes explanatory captions giving the name of the spouse and parents of each such woman. Position analagous to a homecoming queen in N. American culture but woman in this case is usually married and close to or in her middle age years. Includes 2 page historical explanation of this position in Icelandic North American culture. Text in Icelandic. Unusual item of Icelandica, Canadiana. Bookseller Inventory # 35222
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