View of ships near the Salaca River, 1780

Depicted are some ships at the mouth of the Salaca River (north Latvia), reflecting the importance of coastal trade. This picture was drawn in 1780 by Johann Christoph Brotze (1742-1823) from Riga.

"Society for the History and Antiquities of Riga" (reference code: 4038), inventory 2, section 14, no. 263, Latvia State Historical Archives (Riga).