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Title:
Faithful alderman from a historical district in Vizcaya
Document:
987
Author:
Lambla, Julio
Printer:
Imprenta y libreria de Adolfo Depont, Bilbao
Book / Album /Dossier:
Revista pintoresca de las Provincias Bascongadas
Date Ilustration format :
1846
Date Theme :
1846
Physical description:
1 20 x 13 cm engraving on a 28 x 21 cm page
Notes:
Autographed. "All the men used long sticks commonly called porqueraac, which they used as a defensive weapon in wars and as a walking stick to climb up our steep hills [...], but as they caused many unfortunate incidents they established the custom of carrying sticks called hasta-maquillaac, and only the faithful councilmen used the old sticks, as a symbol of their authority"
Subjects:
Leisure-Clothing
Trades-Politicians
Place names :
Bizkaia - Bizkaia
Signature:
KM : (6319) - PAG. 132 - PAG. 133
Location:
Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea
2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputacin Foral de Gipuzkoa