Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg, c. XVI - XVII centuries, MS. 22.229, f. 80, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/25111?&imgNo=40&tabName=related-objects

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg, c. XVI - XVII centuries, MS. 22.229, f. 80, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/25111?&imgNo=40&tabName=related-objects

Schonbartbuch, 125 of 176, 1520, Nuremberg, Bavaria; full page colored drawings of the participants in the Schembart Carnival in Nürnberg from 1449-1539, with their names, a description of their costumes, and, for some years, an account of the most important events.

Schonbartbuch, 125 of Nuremberg, Bavaria; full page colored drawings…

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

1446 - 1561 - Sleighs in a winter parade in Nuremberg

Just one of the many amazing costumes featured in this 16th manuscript about the Schembart Carnival held in Nuremberg between 1449 and 1539.

Illustrations from a century manuscript detailing the phenomenon of Nuremberg's Schembart Carnival, (literally

A Family of Acrobats (Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 389, 13th c.). Or, maybe an interesting way of doing a family tree.

Damien Kempf on

A Family of Acrobats (Heidelberg, Cod. Or, maybe an interesting way of doing a family tree.

From the "Schembart Buch" (the Schembart Book) 16th cent. Schembart Carnival was popular in Nuremberg, Germany from 15th century until 1539 due to the complaints of a town dignitary. The carnival features costumed men with bearded masks carved of wood, carrying on and generally acting foolishly. The name shembart is German for 'maskbeard'. Along with music, song, food and drink, the carnival featured speakers who poked fun at politicians, persons of power, and policies of the government.

From the "Schembart Buch" (the Schembart Book) cent. Schembart Carnival was popular in Nuremberg, Germany from century until 1539 due to the complaints of a town dignitary. The carnival features costumed men with bearded masks carved of wood, ca

Titel  Das Nürnbergische Schönbartbuch  HerausgeberDrescher, Karl ErschienenWeimar : Ges. der Bibliophilen, 1908UmfangXII, 20 S., [83] Bl. : überw. Ill.

Titel Das Nürnbergische Schönbartbuch HerausgeberDrescher, Karl ErschienenWeimar : Ges. der Bibliophilen, 1908UmfangXII, 20 S., [83] Bl. : überw. Ill.

Radical Fashion from the Schembart Carnival (1590) | The Public Domain Review

Illustrations from a century manuscript detailing the phenomenon of Nuremberg's Schembart Carnival, (literally

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