Antique Print-SOLDIER-AFRICA-WAR-ALPHABET-PL.25-Charlet-1835

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25. Zoaves (Arm?e d’Afrique 1834. – (Zoaves, the army of Africa in 1834.) This plate shows an African soldier standing against the wall of a building.

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’25. Zoaves (Arm?e d’Afrique 1834.’

Crayon style lithograph on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 22,5 x 21 cm. (8,9 x 8,3 inch). Image size: 17,5 x 16 cm. (6,9 x 6,3 inch).

From: ‘Alphabet moral et philosophique …’, printed and published in Paris by Gihaud Freres in 1835. Ref: Beraldi IV, p. 131.

Made by ‘Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet’ after own design. Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet (1792-1842) was a supporter of Napoleon Bonaparte. He choose his subjectmatter based on this preference. Many prints of soldiers were made by him in the new medium of lithography.

Condition: Good, given age. Overall foxing. Paper edges with some bending and chipping. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: SOLDIER-AFRICA-WAR-ALPHABET-PL.25

PCO-C31-13

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Dimensions 21 × 22 × 1 cm

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