National Geographic : 1933 Aug
© National Geographic Society FROM A FOUNTAIN FLOWS VILLAGE GOSSIP The group is wearing the Swabian folk costumes. Men often have suede leather breeches, supported by embroidered suspenders. Back of the fountain is the City Hall of Gross Bottwar, Wiirttemberg. Natural Color Photographs by Hans Hildenbrand A GATEENCOURAGES CONFIDENCES The two women with theglistening starched collars, peaked headdresses, and elaborately embroidered aprons of many colors, areresidents ofBiicke burg, capital of the tiny State ofSchaumburg-Lippe, northern Germany.