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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-8650 70 02 / 073-775 93 29

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Price: EUR 50,00

[Plate] Billmark, Carl Johan

Slussar vid Trollhättan / Ecluses a Trollhättan (Suéde)

Paris, imp Lemercier, rue de Seine 57. [1852] 45 x 31,5 cm. Tinted lithograph.

Large margins. Some stains in the margins. Nice condition.

An interesting view of the locks at Trollhättan on the Gothia Canal in Sweden. A steamer is entering the first of several locks while a couple of sailing vessels are waiting for their turn. Published for the work "Svenska Vuer", an abridged edition of the great work "Pittoresk resetour från Stockholm till Neapel". Billmark arrived in Paris as a young man and lived there for most of his life, working with the best artists and craftsmen of the time. He produced several lithographic albums of high quality, some depicting european sceneries and some sceneries of his native country. One of the best in his profession. An uncommon lithograph.

Item No: 4001