Occupation title source   Schoolmeester
Occupation title (english) Schoolmaster
Hiscode 13020
Description of Image A postrider stands on a country road with his legs stretched apart. He holds a wrapped package under his right arm, and a box under his left. Suspended from both hands are mail bags or pouches with draw strings. The postman wears a soft cap; has a stout cape wrapped around his shoulders, tied at the throat; and has a chain with the badge of his office hanging around his neck. In the background at the left, a second postrider is standing next to a horse. Mail, packages, and newsletters were transported across the Netherlands by postriders on horses and by barges, in-land ferries, and sailbo...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Schoolmeester
Translation (English) Schoolmaster
Language source Dutch
Country source The Netherlands
Artist's name Jan Luyken
Artist's years and locations 1649-1712
Date of creation 1694
Medium Plate
Collection name Het Menselijk Bedrijf
Provenance Jan Luyken, Afbeelding der Menschelyke Bezigheden [=Spiegel van het Menslyk Bedryf] Amsterdam 1772

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