This 1948 Sweden Centennial pictorial map is almost 6 feet tall! Celebrating 100 years of the Scandinavian nation and delightfully illustrated, the map highlights regional names and cities, geological features, resources and commercial industries, various recreational activities, along with images of ships, sailboats, farming, mining, skiers, hikers, hunters, wildlife, and more.
Published by the Swedish Institute and Swedish Tourist Traffic Association. With the credits running along the bottom: "Design: O. Laurelius. Printed in Sweden by Ivar Haeggstroms Boktryckeri AB. Stockholm 1948". Professionally cleaned, restored and linen-backed on canvas. Item #1478.
Condition: Very Good, professionally cleaned, restored and linen backed on canvas; light staining still visible in white area around "Sweden" at top of map; restoration was done to repair tears, edgewear chips from previous rolling, tape removal, replacing small missing areas along edges, etc. Now presenting very nicely.