The exhibition Manor Life

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The exhibition Manor Life

Grocer Hans Friis

was one of Ribe’s most prosperous and influential

merchants during the first half of the 17 th century.

He was alderman and mayor of the city of Ribe for

a number of years. Photo of his portrait on the

epitafium in Ribe Cathedral.

The Grocer Shop

Hans Friis’ shop was sited in the Long Street, now

“Overdammen” in Ribe. On this reconstruction

drawing the shop is the fourth house on the right.

Drawing by architect H.H. Engkvist.

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