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ID number:  BIRRC-A1241
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Campus Collection of Fine and Decorative Art
Artist / Maker:  Schwarz, Hans
Title / Object name:  Rattenfänger von Hameln
Object type:  Illustration
Materials:  Paper, watercolour, ink
Measurements:  43 (width) x 29.2 (height)
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An illustration of the tale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. The piper walks in front, playing, while the children (three right behind, a fourth following further behind) are running after him. Everyone is brightly dressed, the piper in his multicoloured, printed clothes most of all. In the background you can see the landscape with rolling green hills and the outline of the town.

Inscriptions / Translations:  RATTENFÄNGER v. HAMELN HS IX. 37. (bottom left corner)

Notes:  DSC0080

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