Holland Fisherman costume from Schokland Zuiderzèe, 1860.

Holland Fisherman in Schokland Zuiderzèe clothing. Traditional Dutch national costume. Netherlands folk dress

Fisherman from Schokland Zuiderzèe Holland.

Holland Fisherman costume from Schokland Zuiderzèe.

Belgique, Hollande Nº9 Pêcheur de l’île de Schokland (Zuiderzée).

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