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Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben.

Image ID: 835471

Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben. (1874)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben.


: Schaumann, Heinrich, 1841-1893 -- Artist
Rau, G. -- Wood-engraver

Published Date

: 1874


: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 24 x 32.4 cm.


: 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.

Original Source

: From Über Land und Meer. (Stuttgart, Germany : Edward Hallberger, 1858-1923) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Marriage customs - Germany

Source Description

: 1 folder (25 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC MARRI - Ger

Digital ID

: 835471

Record ID

: 1044811

Digital Item Published

: 1-11-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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