Man and woman of Persia, 1818
Man and woman of Persia, 1818. The man wears a turban, cloack, tunic, harem pants and scimitar, the woman wears a turban with veil, cloak and dress. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Venning's A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World, Darton, Harvey and Darton, London, 1818. Venning wrote educational books on geography, conchology and mineralogy in the early 19th century
French soldier in uniform, April 1790
French soldier in uniform, April 1790.. French soldier in uniform, April 1790. He wears a tricorn with cockade, jacket with tails, gorget, waist sash, tight trousers and boots. He holds a saber. Handcolored etching by Auguste Etienne Guillaumot Jr. from Costumes of the French Revolution, 1790-1793, Bouton, New York, 1889
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The Charge of the Hussars at Barrosa, 5th March 1811, illustration from '
IL323248 The Charge of the Hussars at Barrosa, 5th March 1811, illustration from British Battles on Land and Sea, published by Cassell, London, c.1910 (litho) by Granville-Baker, Bernard (1800-1900); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Battle of Barrosa was an unsuccessful French attack on a larger Anglo-Spanish force attempting to lift the siege of Cadiz, Spain;); English, out of copyright
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