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The frigate Thetis arrives at Leghorn to transport Thorvaldsen, his works of art and his household effects to Copenhagen.

Primary sources

  • M.K. Zahrtmann: Admiral C.C. Zahrtmann. En Mands og en Slægts Historie, Copenhagen 1927, p. 147 (mentions the day of arrival at Leghorn).
  • Letter dated 25.9.1842 from Christian Dalgas to Thorvaldsen (mentions that the frigate will arrive either the 26 or 27.9.1842).

Other references

Last updated 28.06.2020