2 Antique Prints-SEPOY-INFANTRY-INDIA-COLONIAL-TRADITIONAL-COSTUME-Wahlen-1844

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Soldat Indou. Sous-officier de Cipahys. – Two handcoloured plates showing Sepoy, an Indian infantry soldier and a low-raking officer, both with rifles. One wears a colonial uniform, the officer traditional costume.

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‘Soldat Indou. Sous-officier de Cipahys.’

Handcoloured lithograph, heightened with Arabic gum on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 16,7 x 26,1 cm. (6,6 x 10,3 inch). Image size: 10 x 19 cm. (3,9 x 7,5 inch).

From the Asia volume of “Moeurs, Usages et Costumes de tous les Peuples de Monde” by Auguste Wahlen. This was published in Paris: Poiree, Pilout, Duterte and Martinon, 1844.

Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Auguste Wahlen’. Author: Auguste Wahlen. Various artists are responsible for the illustrations, most notably Evrard Duverger, L. Markaert and R. King.

Condition: Good, given age. Faintly browned, and with some small stains. Some surface damage in the lower left of the officer. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: SEPOY-INFANTRY-INDIA-COLONIAL-TRADITIONAL-COSTUME

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Dimensions 26 × 16 × 1 cm

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