Costume from Benkovac Croatia, 1870.

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A man from Benkovac.

A man in traditional clothing from Benkovac Croatia 1870.


Benkovac (Italian: Bencovazzo) is a town in Croatia in Zadar County.

Source: The Serbs in the Adriatic. Their types and costumes. Published 1870-1878. Brockhaus Leipzig Germany.

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