Inukshuk Quartzite
Inukshuk Quartzite
Inukshuk Quartzite
Inukshuk Quartzite

© the copyright holders. Image credit: The Old Haa Trust

How you can use this image

This image can be used for non-commercial research or private study purposes, and other UK exceptions to copyright permitted to users based in the United Kingdom under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised. Any other type of use will need to be cleared with the rights holder(s).

Review the copyright credit lines that are located underneath the image, as these indicate who manages the copyright (©) within the artwork, and the photographic rights within the image.

The collection that owns the artwork may have more information on their own website about permitted uses and image licensing options.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.


Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

A human form modelled after Inuit inuksuit figures, used as waymarkers and navigation aids in the Arctic. This piece is made of local quartzite. The Shetland island of Yell was once part of North America when much of its geology was formed 900 million years ago. The sculpture forms part of Shetland Geopark.

Old Haa Museum



Inukshuk Quartzite






H 150 x W 90 x D 80 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

purchased from artists, 2011

Work type

Sign or marker


See a tag that’s incorrect or offensive? Challenge it and notify Art UK.

Help improve Art UK. Tag artworks and verify existing tags by joining the Tagger community.

Normally on display at

Old Haa Museum

Burravoe, Yell, Shetland Islands ZE2 9AY Scotland

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue