The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1833

Autumn 1833 - 28.6.1834

The Invention of the Movable Types, A115 is executed by H.W. Bissen under Thorvaldsen’s supervision. Part of the Gutenberg Monument, A114.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 24.10.1833 from H.W. Bissen to H.E. Freund. Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Add. 257-2o (see: Haarvard Rostrup: Billedhuggeren H.W. Bissen 1798-1868, Part 1, Copenhagen 1945, p. 133-135).
  • Letter dated 6.6.1834 from D.C. Blunck to J.L. Lund. Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NBD (see Haarvard Rostrup: Billedhuggeren H.W. Bissen 1798-1868, Part 1, Copenhagen 1945, p. 133-135).
  • Letter dated 28.6.1834 from Thorvaldsen to the Gutenberg Commission.
  • Letter dated 28.6.1834 from H.W. Bissen to J.M. Thiele. Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NKS 1540 2°. (See: Haavard Rostrup: Billedhuggeren H.W. Bissen 1798-1868, Part 1, Copenhagen 1945, p. 129-133).
  • Thiele III, p. 509.

Last updated 16.06.2014