Abbildung Und Beschreibung

Abbildung und Beschreibung derer sämtlichen Berg-Wercks-Beamten und Bedienten nach ihrem gewöhnlichen Rang und Ordnung im behörigen Berg-Habit. Nürnberg: Zu finden bey Christoph Weigeln ..., 1721.

As professions became more clearly defined and the need for products and services developed, functional costumes took shape as well. This work details job descriptions and the type of garments worn by all workers in mining operations in Germany, from engineer to accountant. All images show workers in attire that reflects their respective roles.

Translations provided by Janet Hughes, Lehigh Business and Data Librarian.