Citizens of the Dutch Isle of Marken in 1850

Dutch, Marken, Costumes, Historical, Netherland,

Citizens of the Dutch Marken

Citizens of the Dutch Isle of Marken in festive clothing

Published by Münchner Kostüm Bilder (Munich costume pictures)


Note:  German patricians. Fashion of the first third of the 16th century.

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