Auction 149, Lot 466

"Stockholm", Anon.

Subject: Stockholm, Sweden

Period: 1890 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
25.1 x 16.8 inches
63.8 x 42.7 cm

This rare and beautiful chromolithograph bird’s-eye view depicts the city of Stockholm near the mouth of Lake Malaren. Several bridges are shown connecting the various islands that make up the city with numerous boats and steamships in the foreground. In the background are tiny ships with smoke rising into the sky. Below the image is a key listing 21 different points of interest including the Kungl. Slottet (Stockholm Palace) and the Riddar Kyrkan (Riddarholmen Church).

References:

Condition: C+

A colorful example with tears that extend 6" and 4" into the image at right and left respectively that have been closed on verso with archival tape. Minor soiling confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 5/21/2014

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