'Sveaborg Helsingfors'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1837 DES/ICO/3/11/36
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 poster
  • Location
      Cabinet 1, B54
  • Digital Content

Scope and Content

Original caption:

Sveaborg /Helsingfors

Fästningsverken på Gustavssvärd, uppförda fr.o.m 1748 under ledning av Augustin Ehrensvärd. Inskrift vid Kungsporten: Eftervärd, stå här på egen botn och lita icke på främmande hielp.

Tryckt på Frenckellska Tryckeri Ab i Helsingfors 1969.

Designer: Sinikka and Erik Bruun.

[Translation: Printed at Franckellska Printing, Helsinki, 1969. Text in Swedish reads: Sveaborg and Helsinki. Fortifications on Kustaanmiekka (Gustavssvärd) erected in 1748 under the direction of Augustin Ehrensvärd. Inscription at King's Gate reads: Afterwards, stand here on your own and never rely on foreign help.]

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

620 x 1000 mm

Archivist's Note

Record created by Amira Driscoll 28/09/2005

Metadata added Sirpa Kutilainen 12/09/2011

Amended by Sirpa Kutilainen 28/05/2012 & 07/11/2012

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Geographical Names