Auction 160, Lot 499

"Accurate Carte der Uplandischen Scheren mit der Situation und Gegend umb die Konigle Schwedische Haupt und Residentz Stadt Stockholm", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.2 inches
57.9 x 48.8 cm

This decorative map shows Stockholm and the surrounding archipelago, extending as far north as the Ljustero and east to Varmdon. The title cartouche features mer-people. Below the map are two panoramic views of Stockholm.


Condition: A

Full original color on watermarked paper with professionally repaired tears that enter 1" and 0.5" into image at bottom. Marginal soiling and remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $350

Closed on 11/16/2016