Dancing queens Women performing a dance in front of the maypole a celebration on the longest day which falls towards the end of June. by gusthed

Midsummer Celebration - Dancing queens Women performing a dance in front of the maypole a celebration on the longest day which falls towards the end of June.

Traditional Dutch Costume

Traditional Dutch Costume- Klederdracht 4 This farmerette was so kind to pose for me. In Dutch we'd call that an economical mouth (zuinig mondje) She's from Farm Museum Oldebroek www.

Een paar Hindelooper 19e eeuwse klompen, beschilderd met bloemen en bijbelse taferelen. Linker klomp: Rebecca bij de bron, met tekst: "Rebecca bracht water aan de knecht en et was recht. Laban gaf zijn zuster mee Gods aan Bee". Rechter klomp: Mozes in het biezen kistje, met tekst: "Moses is opGevist met de Biezen kist, Door Godes hant kwam Moses te lant". Beschildering van hoge kwaliteit en in prima staat.

A pair of painted century Hindelooper clogs painted with flowers and biblical scenes.

The Waddeneilanden; Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog

The Waddeneilanden; Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog, Netherlands

12-11-11  La Reine Wilhelmine by Paul Berthon  "La Reine Wilhelmine" by Paul Berthon, from the "Sa Tres Gracieuse Majeste" series, circa 1901. #Friesland

La Reine Wilhelmine by Paul Berthon "La Reine Wilhelmine" by Paul Berthon, from the "Sa Tres Gracieuse Majeste" series, circa Signed top right

An antique push sleigh, Friesland.    From Holland of Today, written and illustrated by George Wharton Edwards, London, 1911.

antique push sleigh, Friesland - from book Holland of Today written & illustrated by George Wharton Edwards, London 1911

Frisian History - Boudicca's Bard - 1750 BC - 785 AD

Frisian History - Boudicca's Bard - 1750 BC - 785 AD

Jan Duyvetter; Friesland, ca. 1780. Vrouw met 'Duitse muts', uit de rouw. #Friesland

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