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Noble Circassian and Princess

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Description

Two figures wearing turbans; one smoking a long pipe; plate 18 of a French edition of Peter Simon Pallas, 'Travels through the southern provinces of the Russian Empire', c.1799/1801. Hand-colouring over etched outlines.
Additional Makers: Print maker - Christian Gottfried Heinrich Geissler
Inscription: Signed on plate: 'G Geissler del et fec' and numbered 'T.1 Pl.18'
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Karachay-Cherkess Republic, Russia

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