One of 35 black and white Lantern Slides depicting images of places and people taken in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen district in Bavaria, Germany, circa 1920s. This Lantern Slide depicts a woman in folk dress. Bavarian folk dress for women and girls is generally a dirndl, which consists of a bodice, blouse, full skirt and apron, the types of fabrics used generally differ according to the season and occasion, and headwear, accessories, colours and ornamentation were traditionally used to distinguish the town or region of the wearer.

Description of Content

Young women standing in a grass field wearing Bavarian folk dress.

Physical Description

Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black & white photograph printed on glass with black paper edging under a protective glass cover plate.

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