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From Kullen via a visit to count Carl De Geer (1781–1861) at Kulla Gunnarstorp to Helsingborg – a party is held celebrating Thorvaldsen and Danish-Swedish brotherhood. Leaving Helsingborg the sculptor is cheered by a large crowd and an orchestra.

Primary sources

  • Newspaper report dated 13.7.1839 in Kjøbenhavnsposten (documents the date with certainty).
  • Newspaper report dated 20.7.1839 in Dagligt Allehanda (documents the date).
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 30 (indirectly dates the events one day late).
  • Thiele IV, p. 70 (indirectly dates the events one day late).

Last updated 27.09.2017