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Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben.

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Names
Rau, G. (Wood-engraver)
Schaumann, Heinrich, b. 1841 (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Marriage customs - Germany

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI - Ger
Topics
Marriage -- Germany
Bulls
Messengers
Baby carriages
Cattle herding
Farms
Peasants -- Germany -- 1870-1879
Germans -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Country life -- Germany -- 1800-1899
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
Content : Young man on horseback is a "Hochzeitbitter," one tasked with the responsibility of summoning guests to a wedding. This person, often the younger brother of the bride, was adorned with ribbons and flowers and recited the invitation in verse form.

Source note: Über Land und Meer. (Stuttgart, Germany : Edward Hallberger, 1858-1923).
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 24 x 32.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 2156347
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17706521
Barcode : 33333159468871
UUID: 0d89fe30-c557-012f-57ac-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d12c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d12c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1874). Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d12c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben.