This is an original 1882 chromolithograph of the costumes of France, circa 1550-1600, which includes the costume of a guard; a Swiss Guard; a soldier; various court costumes; Louise of Lorraine, Queen Consort of Henry III; Chancellor; President of Parliament; Doctor of Medicine; Margaret of Lorraine; King Henry III; and King Henry IV.
This 129+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine. Light aging in margins. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a light crease in the top left corner and a moderate crease in the bottom right corner --please see image.
This piece was illustrated by Kretschmer, Albert. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
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