Travels in the island of Iceland during the summer of the year MDCCCX, by George Steuart Mackenzie a. o.
Young girl from Reykjavik, Island in festive dress. Farmer and girl in Sunday state from Dalarna County, Sweden. Young woman in summer costume from the Swedish province of Bleking. Family in Sunday state from the Parish of Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden. Winter coat of sheepskin from the Swedish Sudermanland.
Iceland wedding dress 1809 Source: Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809 by Sir William Jackson Hooker. Published by Longman London, Yarmouth 1813. Above picture: Different… Read More
Islandaise. Costumes historiques, de la ville ou de théâtre et travestissements par Achille Devéria.
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