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The memorial column to Frederik 6. with bust and four reliefs (cf. A191, A604, A605, A606, A607) is unveiled on Skanderborg Palace Mound. 30.000 people are present including Christian 8., crown prince Frederik (7.) and prince Ferdinand.

Primary sources

  • Newspaper article dated 5.8.1845 (detailed account of the ceremony).
  • Itzehoer Wochenblatt, Vol. 29, 1845, no 23.

Other references

Last updated 22.03.2017