Dan-Axel Broström sitting with wife, Ulla Holm and tossing with her a drink.

Dan-Axel Broström sitting with wife, Ulla Holm and tossing with her a drink.
Dan-Axel August Broström, born 17 May 1915 in Hedvig Eleonora parish [1] in Stockholm , died 8 december 1976 of a heart attack during a visit to Acapulco in Mexico , was a Swedish shipowner . At his death, Broström written in Vaasa parish in Gothenburg. [2] He was buried in East Cemetery in Gothenburg on December 20, 1976. [3] Dan-Axel Broström had already as a very young accompany his father on inspection rounds and launchings, and his upbringing was based entirely on the heritage and tradition. The extremely high expectations were Broström's constant companion. He grew up in the family's grand home at Skyttegatan in Lorensbergs villastad . Broström graduated in 1934 at Hvitfeldska high school , graduating at the Gothenburg trade institutions in 1935, completed studies in Germany, England, France and Finland in 1935-38 and then joined in the Broström Group in 1938. [4] He was executive director of the Swedish East Asiatic Company 1942-66, in Broström Group parent company Steamship AB Tirfing 1949-69, when Kristian von Sydow took over. [5] After that, he was chairman of the same company - and twenty-five others - until 1973 when ill health forced him to leave all the records. [6] In Broström's management group developed significantly, and the fleet consisted in 1965 of 81 [7] large ship, which was more than one third of Sweden's entire merchant fleet. Broström had a lot of trust in shipping various organizations. Dan-Axel Broström was during several periods in the 1950s hospitalized and lived in clinics abroad to address their health problems. His physical health had been affected by the harsh social life as he was early engaged. During the period he was gone from the company to the extent that it was detrimental to the business. Already in 1968 it was clear that he had only a few years left to live. [8]

We sell press photographs, authentic historical documents, true collectibles, 30-100 years old - from all over the world and within every subject matter. In most cases with stamps and publishing date stated on the backside.

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Packaging and delivery

All items are shipped in strong cardboard envelope to ensure safe delivery. 
We aim to dispatch the same day or the next working day. 
We are in a fantastic location for shipping, right between USA and Europe - shipping has proven to be faster from us than local shipping in some countries like USA. We dispatch using Iceland Post 1st Class or UPS Express delivery.

Shipping time

USA / CANADA orders should take approx 8-12 days to be delivered. 
WESTERN EUROPE orders will normally take approx 6-10 working / business days to be delivered. 
EASTERN EUROPE can take up to 15 working / business days to be delivered. 
REST OF THE WORLD can take up to 16 working / business days to be delivered 
Express shipping via UPS takes usually up to 1-3 business days, anywhere in the world.

Shipping cost

Shipping is based on the actual cost of shipping, we ship from Iceland where the images are and we ship with Iceland Post and UPS. Iceland Post has fantastic shipping record and we have many shipments arriving earlier to clients than local shipments within Europe and USA. We are based right between USA and Europe so we can offer fast shipping to both continents. We do not offer discounts on shipping but we gladly offer combined shipping. Shipping consists of a base price and then a small extra fee added for each additional image. 
All orders above 200 USD must be shipped with either registered letter or express. 

Economy shipping - A priority

  • Europe $6 + $1 for every extra item.
  • USA and rest of world $9 + $1 for every extra item.
  • Registered letter with tracking number
  • Europe $19 + $1 for every extra item.
  • USA and rest of world $28 + $1 for every extra item.
  • Expidited/Express shipping via UPS
  • Europe $70 - no extra charge for additional items
  • USA and rest of world $100 - no extra charge for additional items
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ALL OUR PHOTOGRAPHS ARE ARCHIVE ORIGINALS - not re-prints or digital prints. SEE BACKSIDE OF PHOTO BELOW - many times with stamps, dates, publication details - a story on its own.

Since the photos are real press photographs they may have scratches, lines or other marks - of course just underlining the authenticity of the original photograph!

FOR SALE FOR THE FIRST TIME - coming from newspaper archives the majority of these photographs have been stored in boxes since they were delivered by the photographer/agency.

YOU GET HISTORICAL VALUE AND AUTHENTICITY- when buying from us. These photos have a story to tell, they´ve got provenance ,and you get something rare and precious to handle with care!

SAFE SHOPPING - we sell to clients all over the world. Safe shipping in hardboard envelopes.