Photo, Print, Drawing Sweden Ancient and Modern. Suecia antiqua et hodierna

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Title

  • Sweden Ancient and Modern.

Other Title

  • Suecia antiqua et hodierna

Summary

  • Erik Dahlberg's Suecia antiqua et hodierna (Sweden ancient and modern) is the most renowned architectural and topographical documentation of Sweden during the age of imperial greatness. Dahlberg was an accomplished civil servant and draftsman. Aided by assistants under his aegis, he drafted a large number of sketches and drawings depicting settlements, manors, and fortifications, with the expressed purpose of enhancing the glory of Sweden in its efforts to be recognized as a European power. The drawings were later engraved by a number of leading contemporary European engravers. The first edition of this monumental work, with some 400 copperplate engravings and etchings, appeared only after Dahlberg's death.

Names

  • Dahlberg, Erik, 1625-1703 Creator.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1698 to 1715]

Headings

  • -  Sweden
  • -  1660 to 1715
  • -  Buildings
  • -  Cities and towns

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 3 volumes with approximately 400 copperplate engravings and etchings on 353 plates; black and white.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of Sweden.
  • -  Content in Latin.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021669889

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Dahlberg, Erik, Creator. Sweden Ancient and Modern. Sweden, 1698. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1715] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669889/.

APA citation style:

Dahlberg, E. (1698) Sweden Ancient and Modern. Sweden, 1698. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1715] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669889/.

MLA citation style:

Dahlberg, Erik, Creator. Sweden Ancient and Modern. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1715] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021669889/>.