This is an original 1844 engraving of an elegantly robed woman from Cairo. In the background is a more humbly dressed peasant woman.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 167+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine+. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some light foxing --please see image.