A Pandour, or Red Mantle. AUSTRIA.

A Pandour, or Red Mantle.

Poole, Wm. (engraved by).
London. William Miller. Print dated 1804. Paper watermark 1815.
Aquatint engraving, handcolored, sheet size 14 x 10 inches. 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, 1 1/2 inch mended tear to upper right edge. Overall very good, clean and bright condition. Wonderful tone and color to this image of a Pandour "part of the Hungarian light troops" armed with a fusil, a Hungarian sabre, and two pistols, plate number 40 from "Picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Austrians" by William Alexander. The sheet of descriptive text gives information on the region and costume traditions (two-sided sheet with text in English and French). Item #50824

Price: $85.00