Around Sweden in the 1940s and early 1950s by Fredrik Bruno

Fredrik Daniel Bruno (1882–1971) was a town engineer in Hudiksvall in the province of Hälsingland in the northern part of central Sweden. He was also a dedicated amateur photographer, and took colour slides during travels around Sweden in the 1940s and early 1950s.

Most of the photos show Swedish towns – with buildings, harbours, squares, monuments and public parks. Göteborg (Gothenburg) on the west coast and Stockholm, the capital, are well represented. Other photos show the countryside. A lot of the photos seem to be from official travels Fredrik Bruno made as a town engineer, and they reflect well his professional field of interest.

Junction between Götgatan and Ringvägen streets at Skanstull in the southern part of Stockholm city

Junction between Allégatan and Yxhammarsgatan streets in Borås

Kungsgatan street in Sollefteå

Stacks of firewood at Gustaf Adolf Square in Gothenburg. Statue of king Gustav II Adolf, founder of Gothenburg

Kloster church in Eskilstuna

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