Category Archives: Switzerland

Swiss Servant costume of Swiss Dairy in the Park 1837.

Swiss Servant costume. Swiss Dairy traditional clothing. Expo Vienna.

Swiss Servant of Swiss Dairy 1837

Swiss Servant costume of Swiss Dairy in the Park 1837.

Swiss Servant of Swiss Dairy in the Expo Park Vienne 1837. Suissesse. Servante de la Laiterie Suisse dans le Parc de l’Exposition.

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Swiss creamery costume. Switzerland, 19th century.

Traditional Swiss creamery costume. Switzerland, 19th century fashion.

Swiss creamery costume. Switzerland, 19th century.

Swiss creamery costume. Switzerland, 19th century.

Swiss creamery costume. Switzerland in the Expo Park. 1st May to 2nd November 1873 in Vienna.

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Swiss pastry shop costume, 19th century.

Swiss pastry shop costume. 19th century fashion. Expo Park Vienna.

Swiss pastry shop costume, 19th century.

Swiss pastry shop costume, 19th century.

Costume of the Swiss pastry shop in the Expo Park. 1st May to 2nd November 1873 in Vienna.

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Three Swiss girls in traditional costumes

Switzerland traditional costumes. Swiss folk dresses. Dirndl clothing

Swiss girls

Three Swiss girls in traditional costumes.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

Switzerland medieval costumes. 15th century.

Switzerland medieval costumes. 15th century fashion.

The Count, Countess, the lawyer, the bourgeois, bourgeois and their son, Jew.

Switzerland medieval costumes. 15th century.

The Count, Countess, the lawyer, the bourgeois, bourgeois and their son, Jew.

Artist: Ferdinand Seré (1818-1855).
Lithographer: E. I. Hangard-Maugé.

Le comte, la comtesse, le jurisconsulte, le bourgeois, la bourgeoise et leur fils, Juif. “Extraits de la Danse des Morts, de la Ville de Bâle. Exemplaire colorié de la Bible de Royen (Fonds Leber).”

From the book: Les arts somptuaires: Histoire du costume et de l’ameublement et des arts et industries qui s’y rattachent. Paris: Hangard-Maugé, 1858. Author: Charles Louandre (1812-1882).

Traditional Switzerland costumes 1850s.

Traditional Switzerland costumes. Suiss national folk costume.

Costumes from Switzerland

Traditional Switzerland costumes 1850s.

Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie.
Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli 1850s.

Medieval Battle scene at Sempach Switzerland.

Arnold Winkelried. Medieval Battle scene. Sempach Switzerland. Konrad Grob.

Arnold Winkelried at Sempach July 9, 1386.

Arnold Winkelried in the Medieval Battle scene at Sempach Switzerland at July 9, 1386.

Arnold Winkelried or Arnold from Winkelried († allegedly July 9, 1386 in Sempach) is a mythical figure, which plays a role in the history of Switzerland. The Battle of Sempach (Canton Lucerne) took place July 9 1386. It applies in the history of Switzerland as the culmination of the conflict between the Habsburgs and the Swiss during the Swiss Habsburg wars and was an important event for the independence of the Confederation. The battle is considered as exemplary of the medieval order of battle of the Pike square. It is also the birth of the legend of the hero Arnold von Winkelried, which is sung in the Battle of Sempach song. Then he should have thrown themselves into the spears of the enemy to make a breach for the federal attack.

Here is a monogrome variation of the battle scene which still appears more expressive than the above-colored illustration.

Arnold Winkelried. Medieval Battle scene. Sempach Switzerland. Konrad Grob.

Arnold Winkelried at Sempach July 9, 1386.

Painting by Konrad Grob (1828-1904)

Costume Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope

Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope. Traditional Swiss national costumes. Switzerland Ethnic garment.

Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope.

Costume Sergeant Swiss Guard of the Pope 1834.

Sergent Suisse de la Garde du Pape. Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.