Thursday 17 October 2019

Bob Bolton Collection - German journeyman Waltzing Matilda in 21st Century Sydney.

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In a certain tradition, the journeyman years (Wanderjahre) are a time of travel for several years after completing apprenticeship as a craftsman. The tradition dates back to medieval times and is still alive in France and the German-speaking countries.

Wikipedia on Waltzing Matilda   see Glossary for
definition of Waltzing Matilda.

Zimmermann doll created in 1960s by a German dollmaker Ilse Lüdecke (found in a scrapbook of doll photos, unknown source)

Zimmermann is a German occupational surname which is literally an older German term for a carpenter. The modern German terms for the occupation of carpenter are Zimmerer, Tischler, or Schreiner, but Zimmermann is still used. Zimmer in German means room or archaically a chamber within a structure.
Meaning: Carpenter, room builder,_2006.jpg  A. Stremmer,
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