Anchor Plates: Stockholm

Stockholm has a wide range of anchor plates — of all shapes and sizes, spanning back at least to the seventeenth century.

My favorite is the one that looks like an owl:

A collage of the various kinds of plates that can be found in Stockholm:
 I found several examples were the anchor plates were also used to date the buildings. The oldest is from 1630!
1630
1657
1677
1726
1780
1828

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  1. Thank you for your site, photography and bringing our ancestors’ lives to the net for us to experience.

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