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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