Willkommen ihr Schützen Poster
Germany, c. 1880s
34 x 26 in (86 x 66 cm)
ID #FF12B-N-28 PK
Bavarian hunting poster advertising the Schützenfest, in which contestants show off their shooting abilities. This fest is largely celebrated with food, beer and other festivities after the shooting takes place and one person is named the Schützenkönig ("king of marksmen"). The poster welcomes shooters to the 150 year old traditional fest, with a man in Bavarian clothing standing in front of a shooting target with his gun.
Printer: Druck n. Verlay v C. Burckardt Weissenberg
Please note this is linen-backed on canvas.
Condition: Great condition, some creasing due to age.