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Lake Lenongen (JW Edy plate 42)

Lake Lenongen (JW Edy plate 42)

No. XLII. LAKE LENONGEN. Immense mountains, in long succession, whose northern sides are covered with snow, form the environs of this lake, which they nearly surround. They are most of them so excessively st... More

Bamble Church (JW Edy plate 32)

Bamble Church (JW Edy plate 32)

No. XXXII. BAMBLE CHURCH. At a short distance from Brekke, is Bamble, which gives name to a district. The church is a small edifice, whitewashed and covered on the top with brown glazed tiles. It is a hoved ... More

Heliesund Harbour (JW Edy, plate 02)

Heliesund Harbour (JW Edy, plate 02)

No. II. A VIEW OF HELIESUND HARBOUR. This harbour is capacious and safe; bottomed with good holding ground, and capable of containing two hundred ships of the largest burthen. It is environed with rocky isla... More

Town of Christiansund (JW Edy plate 75)

Town of Christiansund (JW Edy plate 75)

No. LXXV. TOWN OF CHRISTIANSUND. This agreeable town (formerly known by the name of Lille-Fossen) is situated on the east side of a small island, within the district of Nordmoer. The best houses are those si... More

City of Bergen (JW Edy plate 76)

City of Bergen (JW Edy plate 76)

No. LXXVI. CITY OF BERGEN. This view of the city of Bergen was taken on a rock, under the walls of the fortifications of the round fort, looking over the north harbour, towards a rocky mountain, which presen... More

Heliesund, a Pass between the Rocks (JW Edy plate 07)

Heliesund, a Pass between the Rocks (JW Edy plate 07)

No. VII. VIEW OF ONE OF THE PASSAGES IN HELIESUND, BETWEEN THE ROCKS. In these ways the traveller is considerably annoyed by large blocks of stone, so as not unfrequently to be obliged to proceed on his hand... More

Moss-Bernt-Ankers-house

Moss-Bernt-Ankers-house

No. LXVIII. HONOURABLE BERNARD ANKERs HOUSE, AT MOS. Tins house was the occasional residence of the late honourable chamberlain Bernard Anker, when he visited the town of Mos. It is a spacious and convenient... More

View of the River Nid (JW Edy plate 20)

View of the River Nid (JW Edy plate 20)

No. XX. RIVER NID NEAR ARENDAL. The rocks to the east of Arendal command a view of a portion of the river Nid, which takes its rise in Upper Tellemark, and falls into the ocean south-west of Arendal. Immense... More

Fortifications at Larkoul (JW Edy plate 65)

Fortifications at Larkoul (JW Edy plate 65)

No. LXV. FORTIFICATIONS AT LARKOUL. From the present remains of these fortifications, it appears that they were originally of no great extent, but very strong, and well adapted for defence, and for the prote... More

Larkullen

Larkullen

No. LXI. LARKOUL. On the east side of the Christiania Fiord, and a few miles below the town of Mos, is a small picturesque, and secure harbour, named Larkoul, having a ground of excellent clay, and admirably... More

Town of Drobak (JW Edy plate 58)

Town of Drobak (JW Edy plate 58)

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View from Egeberg (JW Edy plate 55)

View from Egeberg (JW Edy plate 55)

No. LV. VIEW FROM EGEBERG. The present view was taken on the same spot as the last, which when placed on the right of this, comprehends the general appearance of the whole Fiord with its islands, as seen fro... More

A view near Naze (JW Edy, plate 01)

A view near Naze (JW Edy, plate 01)

No. I. A VIEW, DESCRIPTIVE OF THE SCENERY ON THE COAST OF NORWAY, NEAR CAPE LINDESNÆS (THE NAZE), IN THE DISTRICT OF MANDALS. The awful sublimity of the coast fills the imagination with ideas of desolation a... More

Boydell's picturesque scenery of Norway titlepage

Boydell's picturesque scenery of Norway titlepage

Title page for Boydell's picturesque scenery of Norway

Harbour of Christiania (JW Edy plate 50)

Harbour of Christiania (JW Edy plate 50)

This engraving is also at display in the "Christiana" series at Norwegian Maritime Museum, Oslo, Norway. No. L. HARBOUR OF CHRISTIANIA. On the first sight of the vast basin at Christiania, the mimd is p... More

Lake Tanum (JW Edy plate 43)

Lake Tanum (JW Edy plate 43)

No. XLIII. LAKE TANUM. Is in the immediate Vicinity of Lenongen, with which, in sorae of its meanderings, it is probably connected; the waters of each are alike in taste and complexion. Being situated farthe... More

Landvig Lake (JW Edy plate 14)

Landvig Lake (JW Edy plate 14)

No. XIV. VIEW OF LANDVIG LAKE. With the exception of a singular barren rock in the lake, the scenery of Landvig is rather agreeable than romantic. The lake is well stored with fish, and the country abounds w... More

Moss-above-bridge

Moss-above-bridge

No. LXVII. MOS ABOVE THE BRIDGE. At an elevated spot, on the ruins of an old saw-mill, this view of the town of Mos was taken ; where the waters of an extensive lake, called Van-Soe, enter it in a never-fail... More

Dram (JW Edy plate 71)

Dram (JW Edy plate 71)

No. LXXI. DRAMEN. The towns of Bragernaes and Stromsoe, and the suburb of Tangen, are generally known by the more familiar name of Dram, or Dramen. Their site is in a beautiful valley on the banks of the nav... More

Svinesund Ferry, Swedish side (JW Edy plate 80)

Svinesund Ferry, Swedish side (JW Edy plate 80)

No. LXXX. SVINESUND FERRY, SWEDISH SIDE. On crossing the ferry, at Svinesund, from Norway, this View presents itself on the Swedish side. Some time is usually employed in contemplating the grand and awful as... More

Town of Aasgaarstrand (JW Edy plate 60)

Town of Aasgaarstrand (JW Edy plate 60)

No. LX. TOWN OF AASGAARSTRAND. This is a small seaport, commonly called Öester Strand, situated on the west shore of the Fiord of Christiania, between Holmstrand and Tonsberg, in the district of Jarlsberg. I... More

Town of Krageröe (JW Edy plate 26)

Town of Krageröe (JW Edy plate 26)

No. XXVI. VIEW OF KRAGEROE. Passing through the narrow pass of Porter, you enter a spacious inlet of the sea, from which there is a distant prospect of Krageröe, situated on the main land within a cluster of... More

Town of Laurvig (JW Edy plate 44)

Town of Laurvig (JW Edy plate 44)

No. XLIV. TOWN OF LAURVIG. Is beautifully situated around the head of a spacious and beautiful bay, at the feet of lofty mountains. The hills on each side of the water, and the rocky islands in it, are more ... More

Van soe, near Mos (JW Edy plate 69)

Van soe, near Mos (JW Edy plate 69)

No. LXIX. VAN-SOE, NEAR MOS. This view presents the scenery to the eastward in the immediate vicinity of Mos, where the water from Van-Söe, a considerable lake, is constructed within a narrow pass between th... More

View of Crystal Rocks (JW Edy plate 09)

View of Crystal Rocks (JW Edy plate 09)

No. IX. A REMARKABLE VIEW IN THE ISLE OF HELLISÖE. On the opposite side of a bason or small harbour enclosed with mountains of stone, are a group of singular forms said to be shoots of crystal. They are angu... More

Dram Bay (JW Edy plate 46)

Dram Bay (JW Edy plate 46)

No. XLVI. DRAM BAY. This view, was taken on board a ship lying at anchor in the Christiania Fiord, opposite, and looking directly into Dram Bay. The rocks on the left are the termination of the Jarlsberg dis... More

Frederickshald (JW Edy plate 73)

Frederickshald (JW Edy plate 73)

No. LXXIII. FREDERICKSHALL. This important and strongly garrisoned frontier town, with its few but heroic protectors, has proved of the utmost consequence, and has totally frustrated many bold and enterprisi... More

Larkoul and Slettery (JW Edy plate 62)

Larkoul and Slettery (JW Edy plate 62)

No. LXII. LARKOUL AND SLETTERY. This view exhibits a beautiful little island, forming the west side of Larkoul harbour, as seen from the rocks under the fortifications, described in plates No. 61 and 65. Thi... More

Road near Waller (JW Edy plate 30)

Road near Waller (JW Edy plate 30)

No. XXX. ROAD OVER A MOUNTAIN NEAR WALLER. Many of the roads over the mountains in Norway chill the soul of a stranger in the most awful degree. Perhaps they are not to be equalled in any other part of the w... More

Ror Vand, near Arendal (JW Edy plate 17)

Ror Vand, near Arendal (JW Edy plate 17)

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View near Dillengen (JW Edy plate 70)

View near Dillengen (JW Edy plate 70)

No. LXX. VIEW NEAR DILLENGEN. In perambulating the environs of Mos, at almost every step, the most agreeable views present themselves, and particularly so on the side about Dillengen, a small post house situ... More

View near Oster Riisöer (JW Edy plate 23)

View near Oster Riisöer (JW Edy plate 23)

No. XXIII. VIEW NEAR ÖSTER RIISÖER. It is not in the power of language to pourtray the horrific forms of many rocks in the vicinity of this town. To these the remark of Suhm is peculiarly applicable, when he... More

Arendal from Tromöe (JW Edy plate 19)

Arendal from Tromöe (JW Edy plate 19)

No. XIX. VIEW OF ARENDAL FROM TROMOE. Few towns in Norway are seen in every direction to such advantage as Arendal. The harbour is a perfect Cove of Cork on a smaller scale, and is generally well filled with... More

Brekke (JW Edy plate 31)

Brekke (JW Edy plate 31)

No. XXXI. BREKKE. Encompassed by rocks and woods is situated in a fertile valley, watered by a small clear stream, which is navigable for boats only. Being placed in a delightful sporting country, at a littl... More

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Haoe Fall (JW Edy plate 57)

Haoe Fall (JW Edy plate 57)

No. LVII. HAOE FALL. This view was taken on board a ship, in the Fiord of Christiania, a little above the town of Drobak. It shows the narrowest and most important pass of the Fiord, between the mountains in... More

Rock near Lundy (JW Edy plate 21)

Rock near Lundy (JW Edy plate 21)

No. XXI. ROCK NEAR LUNDE. The country from Arendal to Lunde is very rugged and mountainous, presenting continued scenes of horror and barrenness. The traveller is, in consequence, the more agreeably surprize... More

Town of Skeen (JW Edy plate 36)

Town of Skeen (JW Edy plate 36)

No. XXXVI. TOWN OF SKEEN. The number of beautiful scenes which occur in the way from Porsground to Skeen, distant about nine English miles, affords to the traveller great entertainment, which is enhanced by ... More

Fil-Arendal tegnet 1800

Fil-Arendal tegnet 1800

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A scene in Longsound Frith (JW Edy plate 39)

A scene in Longsound Frith (JW Edy plate 39)

No. XXXIX. A SCENE IN LONGSOUND FIRTH. This is one of those stupendous features of Norway, mostly to be found in districts a few miles from the seacoast. Navigation is rendered exceedingly dangerous, by the ... More

Bridge, at Christiania (JW Edy plate 52)

Bridge, at Christiania (JW Edy plate 52)

The bridge is the old Vaterland Bridge. This engraving is also at display in the "Christiana" series at Norwegian Maritime Museum, Oslo, Norway. No. LII. BRIDGE AT CHRISTIANIA. The suburbs of Opsloe nea... More

Leer Foss, near Drontheim (JW Edy plate 74)

Leer Foss, near Drontheim (JW Edy plate 74)

No. LXXIV. LEER FOSS NEAR DRONTHEIM. This small cascade, interesting to the inhabitants of Drontheim as a salmon leap, is situated at an easy distance from that place, in a pleasant part of the country, wher... More

Porter (JW Edy plate 24)

Porter (JW Edy plate 24)

No. XXIV. VIEW OF PORTER. The coast between Öster Riisöer and Porter is hideous in the extreme. Wherever the eye turns, nothing is to be observed but dreariness or danger. While the shore exhibits an uninter... More

Romantic scene in Heliesund (JW Edy plate 06)

Romantic scene in Heliesund (JW Edy plate 06)

No. VI. A BOLD ROMANTIC SCENE IN HELIESUND. About the centre of the island, is a confined valley difficult of access; the principal feature standing obliquely prominent over a small plain; its sides are deco... More

Soleberg Fall (JW Edy plate 59)

Soleberg Fall (JW Edy plate 59)

No. LIX. SOLEBERG FALL. On the west side of the Christiania Fiord, and nearly opposite the town of Drobak a fall of pure water is seen issuing from the top of an adjacent mountain, whose sides are covered wi... More

Ulivold, the Seat of John Collett, Esq. (JW Edy plate 47)

Ulivold, the Seat of John Collett, Esq. (JW Edy plate 47)

No. XLVII. ULIVOLD, THE SEAT OF JOHN COLLETT, Esq. This princely mansion is situated on a most admirable and well-chosen eminence, about two miles distant from Christiania, commanding the most enchanting pro... More

Brevig, from Skeen Firth (JW Edy plate 34)

Brevig, from Skeen Firth (JW Edy plate 34)

No. XXXIV. TOWN OF BREVIG. This interesting view is from an eminence looking eastward over the inner harbour at Brevig. The drawbridge connects this part of the town with another portion, which extends consi... More

Burial ground at Larkoul (JW Edy plate 64)

Burial ground at Larkoul (JW Edy plate 64)

No. LXIV. BURIAL GROUND AT LARKOUL. About the centre of the Volcanic Island, at Larkoul, on a small plain, between the hills, is a little cemetery for the reception of the remains of ship-wrecked mariners, a... More

City of Christiania (JW Edy plate 49)

City of Christiania (JW Edy plate 49)

No. XLIX. CITY OF CHRISTIANIA. This view was taken from a position recommended by the late honourable Bernard Anker, on the side of a mountain called Egeberg, from whence the city of Christiania, and its nob... More

Distant View of Skeen (JW Edy plate 37)

Distant View of Skeen (JW Edy plate 37)

No. XXXVII. DISTANT VIEW OF SKEEN. Rich in mines of iron, stone, woods, and waters, Skeen may vie with most parts of Norway. The scenery for many miles around, consists of vast mountains, woods, and lakes. T... More

Ferry at Helgeraae (JW Edy plate 40)

Ferry at Helgeraae (JW Edy plate 40)

No. XL. HELGERAAC. This place derives its popularity from the convenience of its ferry, boats being always in readiness for conveying passengers and goods, across the bay and Skeen Fiord to Brevig, Longsound... More

Gomöe Isle (JW Edy plate 27)

Gomöe Isle (JW Edy plate 27)

No. XXVII. ISLE OF GOMÖE. Is situated in a cluster of islands near Krageröe, and serves as a place of retreat to an opulent inhabitant of that town, who has erected a small neat cottage here. The island, tho... More

Rock near Krageröe (JW Edy plate 28)

Rock near Krageröe (JW Edy plate 28)

No. XVIII. ROCK NEAR KRAGERÖE. This rock is in the island which is seen immediately over the church in the view of Krageröe opposite the town. Its front faces the sea in a recess much resorted to by seals an... More

Town of Porsground (JW Edy plate 35)

Town of Porsground (JW Edy plate 35)

No. XXXV. TOWN OF PORSGROUND. Much of the country between Brevig and Porsground is diversified with hill, dale, or woods, occasionally interspersed with small lakes, and bays connected with the Frith. Observ... More

Alum Mine at Egeberg (JW Edy plate 56)

Alum Mine at Egeberg (JW Edy plate 56)

No. LVI. ALUM MINE AT EGEBERG. A high mountain called Egeberg, is situated on the opposite side of the bay, or harbour of Christiania at Opsloe, by the church of which winds the great high road, leading imme... More

Arendal, with Töyöen (JW Edy plate 18)

Arendal, with Töyöen (JW Edy plate 18)

No. XVIII. VIEW OF THE TOWN OF ARENDAL, WITH TÖYÖEN. This view is taken from an eminence before the town, which has a most picturesque situation. A screen of high rocks protects the place against the fury of... More

Remarkable Stone in Larkoul (JW Edy plate 63)

Remarkable Stone in Larkoul (JW Edy plate 63)

No. LXIII. A REMARKABLE STONE. Throughout the northern nations, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and even England, are to be seen singular stones, of uncommon size, and exhibiting indications of art; they are held i... More

Svinesund Ferry, Norwegian side (JW Edy plate 79)

Svinesund Ferry, Norwegian side (JW Edy plate 79)

No. LXXIX. NORWEGIAN SIDE OF SVINESUND. From the post-house at Helle, the high road winds through a wild country to the precipitous boundary, between Sweden and Norway, called Svinesund. Within about half a ... More

Torresdales River (JW Edy plate 11)

Torresdales River (JW Edy plate 11)

No. XI. VIEW IN TORREDAL RIVER. This view represents a mountain of crumbling materials. Parts of it have been arrested in their fall by the projecting parts, which were charged with innumerable fragments pou... More

Town of Oster Riisöer (JW Edy plate 22)

Town of Oster Riisöer (JW Edy plate 22)

No. XXII. TOWN OF ÖSTER RIISÖER. The scenery in the vicinity of Lunde presents nothing particularly striking until you arrive at West-Röe, situated on the N.W. bank of Sönnelöv Firth, which contains a large,... More

View from Egeberg (JW Edy plate 54)

View from Egeberg (JW Edy plate 54)

No. LIV. VIEW FROM EGEBERG. This view was taken on the declivity of the farthest point of Egeberg, where its sides descend precipitously into the Fiord nearly opposite the castle. To form a faint idea of the... More

View from Holman (JW Edy plate 48)

View from Holman (JW Edy plate 48)

No. XLVIII. VIEW FROM HOLMAN. The spot where this view was taken, is called Holman, situated on the road from Christiania to Bogstad, in a vast valley, flanked by a noble amphitheatre of woody mountains, one... More

Bergen, North (JW Edy plate 77)

Bergen, North (JW Edy plate 77)

No. LXXVII. NORTH BERGEN. This city is the largest in Norway, and perhaps the most populous, the inhabitants being computed at 20,000. It is situated on the north coast, having a noble back ground of mountai... More

Christiania great Church (JW Edy plate 51)

Christiania great Church (JW Edy plate 51)

No. LI. GREAT CHURCH AT CHRISTIANIA. This Cathedral Church is situated nearly in the centre of the city, forming one side of the great square. Its form is that of the Greek cross. On the south transept over ... More

Kristiansand JW Edy

Kristiansand JW Edy

No. X. A VIEW OF THE TOWN OF CHRISTIANSAND, TAKEN FROM AN ELEVATED SITUATION NEAR TORRISDALS RIVER. This seaport town gives name to one of the four grand divisions of Norway, and is said to have derived its ... More

Saw Mills at Tved (JW Edy plate 12)

Saw Mills at Tved (JW Edy plate 12)

No. XII. VIEW OF THE SAW-MILLS AT TVED. This place affords a most exquisite illustration of that striking feature in the physical character of Norway, which suggests to the mind the most soothing and delight... More

Sinly Lake (JW Edy plate 15)

Sinly Lake (JW Edy plate 15)

No. XV. VIEW OF LAKE SINLI. This is one of the most beautiful lakes in Norway. It contains a number of floating islands, which perpetually shift their stations with strong winds. They appear like a raft comp... More

Town of Brevig (JW Edy plate 33)

Town of Brevig (JW Edy plate 33)

No. XXXIII. TOWN OF BREVIG. As I do not presume to offer any details respecting the origin of the Norwegian towns which occur in this work, details which under correction, I believe are chiefly to be obtaine... More

Town of Holmstrand (JW Edy plate 45)

Town of Holmstrand (JW Edy plate 45)

No. XLV. TOWN OF HOLSTRAND. The road from Laurvig enters this town at the foot of a vast range of perpendicular rocks, which abruptly terminates here. It is a place of no great extent, although of some trade... More

Vale of Landvig (JW Edy plate 13)

Vale of Landvig (JW Edy plate 13)

No. XIII. VIEW OF THE VALE OF LANDVIG. This is another of those delightful and fertile spots which, from their rarity in this part of Norway, are deservedly honoured with the appellation of the Land of Canau... More

Castle of Aggerhus (JW Edy plate 53)

Castle of Aggerhus (JW Edy plate 53)

No. LIII. CASTLE OF AGGERHUS. The Castle of Aggerhus, from its magnitude, its lofty spiral clock tower, and its elevated situation, assumes an air of grandeur, which imparts no small degree of importance to ... More

Islands of Heliesund and Hellisöe (plate 03)

Islands of Heliesund and Hellisöe (plate 03)

No. III. A VIEW OF THE SCENERY WHICH THE ISLANDS OF HELLISÖE AND HELIESUND PRESENT, FORMING THE INNER HARBOUR. The peculiar features which distinguish this View are not only bold and striking, but at the sam... More

Lake Lenongen (JW Edy plate 41)

Lake Lenongen (JW Edy plate 41)

No. XLI. LAKE LENONGEN. Situated a few miles from Helgeraac, is more remarkable for its picturesque beauties, than for its extent. This view was taken in a narrow pass, at the farther extremity among the mou... More

Rocks in Heliesund (JW Edy plate 05)

Rocks in Heliesund (JW Edy plate 05)

No. V. ROCKS IN HELIESUND. This boldness of scenery is particularly characteristic, and presents one of the many striking features of Heliesund. The rocks are formed of grey granite inclining to purple, with... More

Romantic Bridge, near Skeen (JW Edy plate 38)

Romantic Bridge, near Skeen (JW Edy plate 38)

No. XXXVIII. A ROMANTIC BRIDGE NEAR SKEEN. This structure is formed of timber, projecting from one rock to another opposite, crossing a rapid branch of the waters, described in No. 37. The present view was t... More

Town of Molde (JW Edy plate 78)

Town of Molde (JW Edy plate 78)

No. LXXVIII. TOWN OF MOLDE. This small town is situated on the margin of an extensive bay, on the north coast of Norway, near the sea, in the district of Romsdal, and not very distant from Christiansund. It ... More

Town of Mos (JW Edy plate 66)

Town of Mos (JW Edy plate 66)

No. LXVI. TOWN OF MOS. This view was taken near a favourite cottage retreat, built by the late honourable B. Anker, on the isthmus called Ielon, from which the town of Mos, and his extensive iron-works are t... More

Valley in Heliesund (JW Edy plate 08)

Valley in Heliesund (JW Edy plate 08)

No. VIII. VIEW FROM A VALLEY ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF HELIESUND. This small undulating spot is enclosed with rocks on three of its sides; having gentle rills of water meandering through it, where the snipe and w... More

View between the Islands of Hellisöe and Heliesund (JW Edy plate 04)

View between the Islands of Hellisöe and Heliesund (JW Edy plate 04)

No. IV. A VIEW OF PART OF THE SOUTH-EAST CHANNEL FOR SHIPS, BETWEEN THE ISLANDS HELIESUND AND HELLISÖE. This highly romantic and sublime scene, is inclosed on both sides by the stupendous rocks of the two is... More

View near Krageröe (JW Edy plate 25)

View near Krageröe (JW Edy plate 25)

No. XXV. VIEW NEAR KRAGERÖE. At the west end of this town an arm of the sea forms a bay, in which are many picturesque islands. The adjacent country bears the appearance of richness and beauty; farms, cottag... More

View on Sinly (JW Edy plate 16)

View on Sinly (JW Edy plate 16)

No. XVI. VIEW ON LAKE SINLI. The banks of Lake Sinli present an assemblage of romantic, beautiful and interesting scenery. Cloud-capt mountains and pyramidal rocks on a large scale partially fringed with woo... More

Waller Ferry (JW Edy plate 29)

Waller Ferry (JW Edy plate 29)

No. XXIX. WALLER. The roads in this part of the country are nearly impassable; water-carriage is therefore the most common mode of conveyance. The passage runs between islands and tremendous rocks, which nea... More