German Folk Dress (1887)

Images from Deutsche Volkstrachten, Original-Zeichnungen mit erklärendem Text (1887) by Albert Kretschmer, a book detailing the folk dress of the peoples in areas covering modern day Austria and southern Germany. Albert Kretschmer (1825-1891) was known for his highly detailed drawings, watercolors and lithographs usually in publications detailing varieties of German and international costumes and historical clothing. In addition, he worked until 1889 as a costume designer at the Königliches Schauspielhaus in Berlin. (Wikipedia)

Housed at: Internet Archive | From: University of Toronto Libraries
Found via: Old Book Illustrations Scrapbook Blog
Underlying Work: PD Worldwide | Digital Copy: Pending Clarification
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