Skansen open-air museum, Stockholm: Emanuel Swedenborg's summerhouse and the Rose Garden

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RIBApix ref no RIBA26016
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
Subject Date1750
Image Date1997
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHSW386
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This open-air museum, one of the world's first, was established by Artur Hazelius (1833-1901) and opened in 1891. Historical buildings (homes, farms, windmills, a school and a church) from nearly every part of Sweden have been acquired and re-erected on the site. This summerhouse, erected at Skansen in 1896, comes from the estate in Stockholm that the famous philosopher and scientist, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), purchased and lived in from 1743.

Subject tags

Gardens, garden buildings, museums