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Title:
Watercarriers at the fountain
Document:
288
Author:
Barker, Bligh
Crocker, Sydney
Printer:
Published by T. Mclean, 26 Haymarket, London
Book / Album / Dossier:
Sketches from the basque provinces of Spain, illustrative of the character and costume of the basques and the scenery of the northern provinces
Date Ilustration format :
1839
Date Theme :
1839
Physical description:
1 36 x 26 cm engraving on a 54 x 37 cm page; col
Notes:
Description by the authors: If any thing can [enhance] the native dignity and grace of these basque girls, it is the additional firmness and developement of action displayed while carrying the heavy water-jars which...They balance on their heads without the slightest aid from either hand... In the centre distance is seen the church of Astigarraga...
Subjects:
Science and Technology-Fountains
Trades-Water carriers
Trades-Soldiers
Place names :
Astigarraga - Gipuzkoa
Signature:
ZM: P,4
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa