Il Sund – Sonzogno Giovanni Battista

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Rare miniature view of the Sound (Øresund in Danish, Öresund in Swedish) between Denmark and Sweden, with the Danish side in the foreground, showing the castle of Kronborg and parts of the town of Helsingør. The castle of Kronborg is where William Shakespeare’s play ‘Hamlet’ takes place.

In the background the Swedish side is depicted with the town of Helsingborg. Decorated with ships.

Published in “Raccolta de’ viaggi più interessanti eseguiti nelle varie parti del mondo, tanto per terra quanto per mare, dopo quelli del celebre Cook, e non pubblicati fin ora in lingua italiano” by Sonzogno Giovanni Battista, Milano.

Title: Il Sund
Date: 1816
Size: 6.5 x 10.5 cm
Condition: Good (G)