The Old Print Shop

Linberedning. Flaxdressing.

  • ARTIST: J. Wallander

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Albert Bonnier, Stockholm.

  • MEDIUM: Chromolithograph,

    DATE: c. 1860.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 10 1/2 x 13 1/4" (266 x 336 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Lithographed by Em. Baerentzen, Copenhagen. From "Svenska Folket" by Onkel Adam. Subtitled in English, "The Swedish People, Their Customs and Manners in Pictures and Legends." The 12 images, all titled in Swedish, German and English, show people at such everyday trades and activities as bear-hunting, logging, attending church and enjoying a country fair. (Five additional plates exist only in Swedish).

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Includes description sheet that is in French and Swedish.

  • CONDITION: Fair to good condition, has foxing and faint water staining in the lower margin corners. Repaired splitting along center fold in the lower margin.

  • REFERENCE: Colas #3047.