Ref NoD517/BOX/9/Bdl/26/13
Former ReferenceD517/BOX/9/Bdl/26/13
TitleBlackwood to Mundy, returning his Heligoland paper
Date1852
CreatorMiller Mundy family of Shipley Hall, Heanor
DescriptionSuggests he send it to “one of the directors”, 19 Nov [1852], with (enclosed) letter from two magistrates in Heligoland to Alfred Miller Mundy, offering to send a statue of Gustavus Adolphus [Gustav Adolf, King of Sweden (1594-1632)] to London for £600, 25 Oct 1852.
Extent1 item
Administrative HistoryThe statue of Gustav Adolf was a large bronze, designed by Bernt Erland Fogelberg (1786-1849) in Rome and cast in Munich, which fell into the sea when being transported to Gothenburg, Sweden. The island’s inhabitants rescued the statue but the municipali
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