This is an original 1843 engraving of a soldier in a uniform of armor from Circassia (also known as Cherkessia) which is a region in Caucasia.Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptionally rare and well-preserved collection of original engravings of ethnic costumes from around the world. These lovely engravings date from the mid-19th century. They are highly collectible not only for their subject matter, but also for their rarity.
This 168+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some very faint creasing in the bottom margin; and some light spotting --please see image.