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Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben.

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Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben.
Schaumann, Heinrich, b. 1841 (Artist)
Rau, G. (Wood-engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Marriage customs - Germany

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI - Ger
Marriage -- Germany
Baby carriages
Cattle herding
Peasants -- Germany -- 1870-1879
Germans -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Country life -- Germany -- 1800-1899
Art reproductions
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
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22.7 x 32.7 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 2156347
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17706521
Barcode: 33333159468970
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f666470-c557-012f-63d2-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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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-d130-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d130-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-d130-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben.