Catalog Archive
Auction 185, Lot 470


"Karta ofver Stockholm",

Subject: Stockholm, Sweden

Period: 1885 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

22.1 x 20.7 inches
56.1 x 52.6 cm
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A handsome Swedish map of the city designed by Rudolf Broden and C.E. Dahlman. It presents the street-grid pattern of Stockholm connected by a network of bridges extending across the 14 different islands that make up the city. A key at top right identifies public buildings, parks, built-up walls, and more while a table above it shows the land area of the various islands. Features an inset of the Old Town at bottom left. Accompanied by a 47-page traveler's guide written in Swedish by Dr. K.G. Oden. Folds into red cloth boards with gilt title on the front cover (4.7 x 7.2").


Condition: B+

The folding map has light toning, minor soiling, and the linen has separated on a single side of one of the map panels. Accompanying text is detached with light toning. Covers are soiled and worn.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/17/2021