Foreign Costumes, No.3.Circassia.
Published by W. Spooner 259 Regent Street [n.d., c.1830s].
Hand-coloured lithograph with gum arabic. Image 190 x 135mm, 7½ x 5¼". A little soiled and stained. Bright original colour.
A man of the mountainous country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. He wears a turban and has one hand on the hilt of his curved sword. William Spooner and L. Mansion published a series of fancy national costumes.
[Ref: 22340] £70.00