A steamboat on the Gota Canal near Borensberg

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RIBApix ref no RIBA19043
Architect/DesignerEricson, Nils (1802-1870)
Telford, Thomas (1757-1834)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
Subject Date1832
Image Date1956
Library ReferenceAP247/16
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Thomas Telford was initially engaged by the King of Sweden to oversee the building of the canal which began in 1810 and was officially inaugurated in 1832. Nils Ericson was appointed leader of the canal project in 1824.

Subject tags

boats, canals