Type of print: Copperplate engraving - Original antique print
Year of printing: 1820s
Original artist: Captain Batty
Publisher: Robert Jennings & Poultry, London
Condition: 1 (1. Excellent - 2. Very good - 3. Good - 4. Fair)
Dimensions: 6.5 x 10 inches, including blank margins (borders) around the image. (16 x 25 cm).
Paper weight: 2 (1. Thick - 2. Heavier - 3. Medium heavy - 4. Slightly heavier - 5. Thin)
Reverse side: Blank
- Green color around the print in the photo is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed.
THIS tower, which was formerly the belfry of St. Nicholas'
Church, now serves as the principal watch-tower of the capital. The Church
was burnt down in the year 1795, and the space on which it stood is used
as a market place. The tower has been much improved by a modern
architect, and has a striking and picturesque appearance. It is of
a deep red colour. From its height it serves as a land-mark
for vessels steering up the Sound; for the towers of Copenhagen,
(when the city is approached from the Baltic) appear like those of Cadiz
and of Venice, to rise out of the sea.
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