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Title
Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben
Names
Schaumann, Heinrich, b. 1841 (Artist)
Rau, Gustav Adolf (Wood engraver)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Marriage customs -- Germany

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI - Ger
Topics
Marriage -- Germany
Messengers
Farms
Peasants -- Germany -- 1870-1879
Germans -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Country life -- Germany -- 1800-1899
Oxen
Baby carriages
Cattle herding
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Source note: Über Land und Meer. (Stuttgart, Germany : Edward Hallberger, 1858-1923).
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 22.7 x 32.7 cm
Description
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.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17706521
Barcode: 33333159468970
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f666470-c557-012f-63d2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d130-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d130-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1874). Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d130-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ein Hochzeitbitter in Schwaben