[Croatia] A Pandour Collonel. A Pandour Ensign. A Pandour Collonel Watch Master.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Nov. 15, 1743. London printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill.
Etching, sheet 195 x 245mm. 7¾ x 9¾". Foxing. Trimmed within plate and glued to album page.
Pandours were an 18th century force of Croatian soldiers in the Austrian service, notorious for their brutality. Rare. For a book, numbered '3' upper right. By Johann Sebastian Müller (1715 - 1792), engraver of historical, topographical and portrait prints; botanist. He was born in Nuremberg, where he trained, and emigrated to London in 1744.
[Ref: 13080] £160.00