Venice water carrier in 1843. Porteuse d’Eau a Venise.

Venice, folk, costume, Traditional, Traditionnel, Porteuse,
Water Carrier in Venice.

Water Carrier. Venice folk costume 1843.

Costume Traditionnel Porteuse d’Eau a Venise. Tradizionale costume tradizionale del trasportatore d’acqua a Venezia.

Source: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

Note:  Italy. Rural costumes. The farmers of the Terra di Lavoro. The Pifferari.
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