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The oldest picture of the Pied Piper copied from the glass window of the Market Church in Hameln/Hamelin, Germany (ca.1300-1633) Painting by Augustin von Moersperg (1592). This image scaned from 『ハーメルンの笛吹き男』 ISBN 4-480-02272-4, that was published by Abe Kinya in 1988.

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