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Tube Box 67 Swedish Prints, undated

Rosersberg Palace is one of the Royal Palaces of Sweden. The Oxenstierna family built the palace in the 1630s. It became a royal palace in 1762, when the state gave Rosersberg to Gustav III's younger brother Karl XIII. The place was well known for its endless park and surrounding landscapes. Griswold collected four Swedish engravings which are included in this subseries. Three are of the Rosersberg palace and surrounding garden and the fourth is of Skara Cathedral, a church in the Swedish city of Skara. This print also depicts a portion of the city of Skara in 1703. The engraver of these prints was Willem Swidde, who based his designs on the artist Erik Dahlbergh design.