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GROUPING OF 36 handcolored aquatint engravings, sheet size 14 x 10 inches from "Picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Austrians" by William Alexander. Light indentation at upper edge of sheet from vintage paperclip and two small (1/2 inch) squares of adhesive residue at upper corners on verso of sheet - neither affecting the image area in any way - overall very good, clean and bright condition. There were 50 plates in the original publication; present here are plates:
2. A Countrywoman of Upper Austria.
3. A Village Girl of Upper Austria carrying Milk to Market.
4. A Peasant of Upper Carniola.
5. A Peasant of Upper Carniola in his Summer Dress.
6. A Countrywoman of Upper Carniola in her Summer Dress. (no text sheet)
7. A Country Girl of Upper Carniola in her Holiday Clothes. (no text sheet)
8. A Peasant of Upper Carniola in his Winter Dress.
9. A Countrywoman of Upper Carniola in her Winter Dress.
10. A Tyrolian Wrestler.
11. A Tyrolian Hunter.
12. A Servant Maid of an Inn at Inspruck.
13. Peasants of the Neighbourhood of Inspruck. (no text sheet)
15. A Hungarian Countrywoman.
16. A Sclavonian Peasant of the County of Neutra, or Neytra.
17. A Sclavonian Country Girl, of the County of Neutra.
20. A Young Bride of Egra in her Wedding Clothes.
21. Peasants of Egra in their Summer Clothes.
23. A Bohemian Woman.
25. A Countrywoman of Flipovan, in the Bukowine.
26. Countrywomen of the Neighbourhood of Hermenstadt, in Transylvania.
29. Citizens of the Environs of Hermenstadt.
30. Croatian Women.
32. A Polish Jewess.
36. A Zouppanese and his Wife.
37. A Man and Woman of Risano, in the Country of Cattaro.
39. A Serethian.
40. A Pandour, or Red Mantle.
41. A Moravian Mountaineer, near the Confines of Hungary. (no text sheet)
42. A Countrywoman of the Mountains of Moravia.
44. A Countrywoman of the Lowlands of Moravia in her Summer Dress.
45. An Inhabitant of the Lowlands of Moravia in his Winter Chothes.
46. A Countrywoman of the Lowlands of Moravia in her Winter Dress.
47. An Hannachian Woman.
48. A Russniac Peasant of the Palatinate of Marmoros.
49. A Russniac Woman of the Palatinate of Marmoros.
50. A Blacksmith of Upper Austria. Item #50799
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