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A Female Tartar of Tchatska
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A Female Tartar of Tchatska

By COSTUME - RUSSIAN EMPIRE) Dadley, J. (engraved by)

London.: W. Miller.. Plate dated 1803. Watermarks indicate ca. 1823.. Stipple 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 - neither affecting the image area in any way. Faint toning to right upper edge and upper left edge (outside image area), a few pinprick size dots, scarcely noticeable. Overall very nice condition. An attractive print together with a separate sheet of descriptive text in both English and French. An exquisitely engraved and handcolored image, plate number 24 from "The Costume of the Russian Empire" first published in 1803, although this sheet is likely from the edition of circa 1823 that was published in Paris. The descriptive text gives information on the region and costume traditions: "The present Plate exhibits a female, whose dress is very similar to that of the men, with the exception of the curious ornaments hanging from her ears, and her felt bonnet..." etc. etc. .

$85.00

Horse Race at Rome, In Carnival
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Horse Race at Rome, In Carnival

By ITALY) Polidori, John William. Bridgens, Richard (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image approximately 7 x 9 inches on sheet 9 x 11 inches. Overall light toning to paper, two areas of tape residue at upper top edge on the back of the print (barely visible from the front), chip at lower right corner (outside the image area), a bright and clean image. With descriptive text page. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." Set against a lively carnival scene. Signed in image by the artist. The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$75.00

Enfans Juifs
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Enfans Juifs

By ALGERIA)

No date. [ 1850].. Engraving, handcolored, sheet 12 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches. A few small spots; overall very good condition. A young Jewish girl and boy in beautiful costume. Plate number 11 of the series of costumes of Algeria (and French Colonies) published in the "Musee Cosmopolite" (Musee de Costumes) published by Ancienne Mon. Aubert. .

$85.00

Costume Near Rome
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Costume Near Rome

By ITALY) Polidori, John William. Bridgens, Richard (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image approximately 7 x 9 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. Chip to lower left corner and soft fold to edge at lower right corner (both well outside image area), a bright and clean image. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." Signed in the plate at lower left by the artist. The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$65.00

A Letter Writer, Rome
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A Letter Writer, Rome

By ITALY) Polidori, John William. Bridgens, Richard (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image approximately 9 x 7 inches on sheet 11 x 9 inches. Overall light toning to paper, two areas of tape residue at upper top edge on the back of the print (barely visible from the front), a bright and clean image. With descriptive text page. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." Signed in image by the artist. The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$65.00

An Unmarried Female of Waldai
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An Unmarried Female of Waldai

By COSTUME - RUSSIAN EMPIRE) Dadley, J. (engraved by)

London.: W. Miller.. Plate dated 1803. Watermarks indicate ca. 1823.. Stipple 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 - neither affecting the image area in any way. A few pinprick size dots, scarcely noticeable. Overall very nice condition. An attractive print together with a separate sheet of descriptive text in both English and French. An exquisitely engraved and handcolored image, plate number 71 from "The Costume of the Russian Empire" first published in 1803, although this sheet is likely from the edition of circa 1823 that was published in Paris. The descriptive text gives information on the region and costume traditions: "Waldai is in the government of Novogorod...peopled by Poles...The inhabitants, particularly the women, are cheerful and handsome, and retain even to this day something of their original manners and accent..." etc. etc. .

$85.00

A Tschouvashian Female
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A Tschouvashian Female

By COSTUME - RUSSIAN EMPIRE) Dadley, J. (engraved by)

London.: W. Miller.. 1823.. Stipple 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 - neither affecting the image area in any way. Four pinprick size dots, scarcely noticeable. Overall very nice condition. An attractive print together with a separate sheet of descriptive text in both English and French. An exquisitely engraved and handcolored image, plate number 12 from "The Costume of the Russian Empire" first published in 1803, although this sheet is likely from the edition of circa 1823 that was published in Paris. The descriptive text gives information on the region and costume traditions: "The Tchouvashi...are of Finlandic origin...there is no distinction in dress among the women between the married and unmarried" etc. etc. .

$85.00

A Tyrolian Hunter
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A Tyrolian Hunter

By AUSTRIA - TYROL) Ellis, 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 - overall very good, clean and bright condition. Wonderful tone and color to this image of a man "lightly clad, wearing a large green hat...gun slung at his back..and stick pointed with iron in his hand...", plate number 11 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). .

$65.00

Head Dresses At Dieppe
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Head Dresses At Dieppe

By FRANCE) Polidori, John William. [Bridgens, Richard] (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image approximately 7 x 9 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Light paperclip indention mark on right margin (outside of image area), an overall bright and clean image on light cream colored paper. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." Paper has watermark "S&A 1825" suggesting a later edition. The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$55.00

A Man and Woman of Risano, in the Country of Cattaro
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A Man and Woman of Risano, in the Country of Cattaro

By AUSTRIA - RISANO) 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 - overall very good, clean and bright condition. Wonderful tone and color to this image of a seated man waiting for his wife, a vintager carrying a basket of grapes, plate number 37 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). .

$85.00

XVI. Siecle.  Le Roi Francois I.er
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XVI. Siecle. Le Roi Francois I.er

By FRANCE - HISTORICAL COSTUMES) Mercuri, Paul (illus and engraved)

No date. [ 1829-1830].. Engraving, handcolored, sheet 11 3/4 x 9 inches. Light soiling at lower left edge, two small spots of adhesive residue on the upper edge of the reverse side not visible from image side, overall very good condition. With accompanying text sheet (text in French). A striking image of the bearded King Francois I in full decorative armour, including ornate kneecap coverings in the shape of a lion's face, riding a horse with an elaborate Macramé type covering. From C. Bonnard's " Costumes Historiques des XIII, XIV et XV Siècles " illustrated by Paul Mercuri. .

$125.00

Costume of Mount Cenis
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Costume of Mount Cenis

By FRANCE) Polidori, John William. Bridgens, Richard (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image approximately 9 x 7 inches on sheet 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Two areas of tape residue at upper top edge on the back of the print (barely visible from the front), light indentation from paperclip on upper edge, a few faint spots. A bright and clean image. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." Signed in the image by the artist. The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$55.00

Cauchoise. No. 10
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Cauchoise. No. 10

By FRANCE) Pecheux (drawn by). Gatine (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1827.. Engraving, hand colored, image plate-mark approximately 11 1/2 x 8 inches on sheet size 12 1/2 x 9 1/2. Very good condition. This attractive antique costume print, featuring a woman in traditional dress from Cauchoise, France, appears to be from "Cent cinq Costumes des Départements de la Seine Inférieure du Calvados de la Manche et de l'Orne" showing costumes from the Lower Seine and other French regions, with engravings by Georges Jacques Gatine after a painting by Benoit Pecheux. .

$110.00

Head Dresses At Dieppe
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Head Dresses At Dieppe

By FRANCE) Polidori, John William. [Bridgens, Richard] (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image approximately 7 x 9 inches on sheet 9 x 11 inches. Overall light toning to paper, two areas of tape residue at upper top edge on the back of the print (barely visible from the front), pin prick sized spot on left side of image, faint smudge lower left margin (outside of image area), an overall bright and clean image. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." Paper has watermark "S&A 1825" suggesting a later edition. The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$55.00

Costume of Tivoli
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Costume of Tivoli

By ITALY) Polidori, John William. [Bridgens, Richard] (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image approximately 9 x 7 inches on sheet 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Two areas of tape residue at upper top edge on the back of the print (barely visible from the front), paperclip indention on top margin (outside of image area), a bright and clean image on light cream colored paper. Lovely image of a woman holding a child's hand with a decorative landscape behind them. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$65.00

Settimo. Penitent. Turin. / Rome. Nun. Subiaco
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Settimo. Penitent. Turin. / Rome. Nun. Subiaco

By ITALY) Polidori, John William. [Bridgens, Richard] (illus)

London.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy.. [ca. 1821].. Etching with aquatint, handcolored, image platemark approximately 7 x 9 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Two areas of tape residue at upper top edge on the back of the print (barely visible from the front). There is a pin prick sized hole on left and right margin and a tear along the bottom margin (all outside of print area), a bright and clean image on light cream colored paper. A finely engraved and colored costume print from "Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy." The illustrations are by Richard Bridgens and the text by J.W. Polidori. .

$55.00

Enfans des envrions de Rouen. No. 20
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Enfans des envrions de Rouen. No. 20

By FRANCE) Pecheux (drawn by). Gatine (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1827.. Engraving, hand colored, image plate-mark approximately 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches on sheet size 12 3/4 x 9 1/4. Light dampstain to lower margin, two 1/8 inch holes to upper margin (outside main image area), tape residue to upper edge of verso (not affecting front); good condition. This attractive antique print, featuring two children in traditional dress from Rouen, France, appears to be from "Cent cinq Costumes des Départements de la Seine Inférieure du Calvados de la Manche et de l'Orne" showing costumes from the Lower Seine and other French regions, with engravings by Georges Jacques Gatine after a painting by Benoit Pecheux. .

$110.00

Pierrot / Arlequine
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Pierrot / Arlequine

By HARLEQUIN - PAIR OF PRINTS)

Paris.. No date. Ca. 1920?. TWO lithographs with hand-color, images 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 (including decorative border) on sheet size 18 x 12 1/2 inches. Arlequine: soft creases to edges and 1 inch tear to mid lower edge (all well outside image area), two small 1/8 inch punctures (?) to mid right image. Pierrot: creases to upper right corner and some light edge wear (all well outside image area), very good, clean condition. An attractive pair of images portraying Pierrot and a female Harlequin. Plates No. 3 & 5 from an unknown publication: "Imp. Bequet a Paris. pv" printed at lower right. .

$85.00

Armenienne de Nicomedie (Asie Mineure)
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Armenienne de Nicomedie (Asie Mineure)

By ARMENIA)

No date. [ 1850].. Engraving, handcolored, sheet 12 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Very good condition. An Armenian woman in attractive costume. Plate number 27 of the series of costumes of Turkey, Egypt, Greece, etc., published in the "Musee Cosmopolite" (Musee de Costumes) published by Ancienne Mon. Aubert. .

$65.00

Maria Theresa Queen of France.  First Wife of Louis XIV
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Maria Theresa Queen of France. First Wife of Louis XIV

By FRANCE - HISTORICAL COSTUMES) Petitot (illus). Engraved by Edd. Hargrave

London.: Dobbs and Page.. 1835.. Engraving, handcolored with gilt metallic highlights, sheet 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Paper residue at right edge from original paper cover of magazine, image extends to paper edge at left, very good condition. With accompanying text sheet containing a portion of the article "Memoir of Marie Therese, Queen of France" from Volume VI, number 6 of The Lady's Magazine and Museum. An exquisitely engraved and hand colored historical French costume print "an authentic portrait engraved exclusively for the Lady's Magazine and Museum." This print is number 28 of the series of ancient portraits issued in the periodical. .

$75.00

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