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3615Bodenher: Birds-eye view of the Oresund.DetailsBodenher, Gabriel1704
Attractive antique birds-eye view of the Oresund with Kronborg Castle and Copenhagen
Bodenher, Gabriel
$325.00Bodenher--GabrielAttractive-antique-birds-eye-view-of-the-Oresund-with-Kronborg-Castle-and-CopenhagenFine antique birds-eye view of the Oresund, the sound that separates Seeland (Denmark) from Schonen (Sweden). The copperplate-engraved view by Gabriel Bodenher is from the perspective of a viewer looking south into the north entrance of the Oresund. At the right are Helsingor, Kronborg Castle (Cronenburg), and Copenhagen. At left on the east side of the sound lie Helsingborg (Ellingburg), Landskrona (Lands Croon) and Malmo. Warships bearing flags of several nations are underway heading south in the direction of Copenhagen. <br></br> Gabriel Bodenehr (1673- 1765) was a German map maker and member of a famous family of Augsburg engravers and publishers. Bodenher is best known for his main work, Atlas Curieux, first published in 1704.
902Large, bold sea chart of the KattegatDetailsLous, Christian Carl1794
Chart of the Kattegat, Denmark and Sweden
Lous, Christian Carl
$750.00Lous--Christian-CarlChart-of-the-Kattegat--Denmark-and-SwedenLarge, bold sea chart of the Kattegat (Cattegat or Kattegatt), a shallow sea separating Denmark from Sweden. Coverage on this scarce, attractive, and colorful antique British chart includes the Jutland Peninsula, east coast of Denmark from Skagen to past Aarhus and includes the islands of Samsø or Samsoe, Læsø ("Laesso"), and Zealand with Copenhagen at the extreme bottom right. On the opposite side of the Kattegat the west coast of Sweden extends northward past Halstad, Warburg, and Gothenburg and includes the islands of Hisingen ("Hysingen") and Tjorn ("Tiorn"). <br></br> Includes several coastal profile recognition views in the approaches to Copenhagen, Denmark. During the early 19th century the British fleet twice battled the Danes at Copenhagen, once in 1801 and again in 1807. With three inset small scale port and habor charts including: <ul> <div class="indenttextblock"> <li>A Plan of Maarstrand Harbor with the Neighboring Channels </li> <li>A Plan of the Entrances into Gothenburg.</li> <li>The Entrances into Malo Sound within Nidingen.</li> </div> </ul> This edition of the chart is based on the work of Christian Carl (or "Charles") Lous, (1724-1804) a professor and cartographer. Published by Laurie and Whittle. Fleet Street. London. 12th May, 1794.