Historical Prints

The collection contains about 3 000 Swedish and foreign prints, primarily older engravings with historical motifs. The prints are categorized chronologically.

Swedish prints can be found in a printed catalog from 1893 by Carl Snoilsky. Foreign prints are indexed in a card catalog located in the Special Reading Room.

Examples
 

Breaching of the Pleissenburg. 1642. Engraving.
Breaching of the Pleissenburg. 1642. Engraving.

Swedish Naval Procession, July-October 1789. The Navy´s Departure between the Redoubts. Hand-colored etching by J.P. Cumelin.
Swedish Naval Procession, July-October 1789. The Navy’s Departure between the Redoubts. Hand-colored etching by J.P. Cumelin.

Inauguration of the Northern Main Line at Boden, 2 August 1894. photograph by Frans G. Klemming.
Inauguration of the Northern Main Line at Boden, 2 August 1894. Photograph by Frans G. Klemming.

Last updated: 2008-04-22
Contact person: Greger Bergvall, e-mail: firstname.lastname@kb.se
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