Burghers from late 17th century Germany
Burghers from late 17th century Germany. . The seated man at top wears a red-and-white sash over his cuirass and offers a viaticum to a vagabond. The two men below are patricians from Augsburg wearing the long tunic coats of the era. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Alteneck's Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 18th Century, Frankfurt, 1889. Illustration by Dr. Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck, lithograph by Joh. Klipphahn, and published by Heinrich Keller. Dr. Hefner-Alteneck (1811 - 1903) was a German curator, archaeologist, art historian, illustrator and etcher.
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