Daguerreotype of Count Brahe

Anton Derville1844

Skokloster Castle

Skokloster Castle
Skoklosters, Sweden

Daguerreotype depicting Count Magnus Brahe in 1844, some months before his death. The print was primarily made, it seems, in order to make a relief and a medal with his profile. The printmaker Anton Derville was a Frenchman living in Sweden in the 1840’s. Derville had been a pupil of Louis Daguerre.


  • Title: Daguerreotype of Count Brahe
  • Creator: Anton Derville
  • Date Created: 1844
  • Location Created: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 153 mm, Width 127 mm
  • Subject Keywords: Daguerrotype
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: Skokloster Castle
  • Depicted Person: Magnus Brahe (1790-1844)

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