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Klinckowström, Axel Leonhard, friherre (1775-1837) Atlas til Freherre Klinkowströms Bref Om De Forenta Staterna [In Swedish]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03799.01 Author/Creator: Klinckowström, Axel Leonhard, friherre (1775-1837) Place Written: Stockholm, Sweden Type: Print Date: 1824 Pagination: 15 plates ; 44.2 x 56 cm.

Summary of Content: The prints of various sizes are stitched in original blue paper wrapper. Includes lithographs of the White House, cut-away views of Fulton's steamboat the "Chancellor Livingston," and six aquatint views of Philadelphia and New York's Broadway. There is one view of a bucolic Hoboken, New Jersey. Includes two maps of the east coast of the United States.

People: Klinckowström, Axel Leonhard, 1775-1837

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmGeography and Natural HistoryWashington, D.C.White HouseSteamboatTransportation

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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