View over Visby, the medieval City wall in the background.
The Hanseatic town of Visby is today a UNESCO World Heritage.
Vy över Visby, den medeltida ringmuren i bakgrunden.
Hansestaden Visby är idag ett världsarv på UNESCO:s världsarvslista.
Parish (socken): Visby
Province (landskap): Gotland
Municipality (kommun): Gotland
County (län): Gotland
Photograph by: Carl Curman
Format: Albumen print
Persistent URL: kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16000300029430
Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
Source: Flickr Commons
Thanks for the posting. I always wondered about the place my grandmother left behind to come to America at the turn of the last century.
Hi, I'm an admin for a group called a new world, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
Hi, I'm an admin for a group called piece of heaven, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
Thanks for the Gotland photos in particular; my great-grandparents came over to the United States from Gotland around the time these photos were taken. This is a wonderful historical record; thanks for sharing it on Flickr! :)
D J McLaughlin
arkland_swe: Thanks for the comparative photo!
I tried to get hold of a similar position as Carl but it was not possible. But the house is the same!
Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Sweden before 1945, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
So nice, I regonise it because of some books.