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"Palais Royal", Paris (outside the Tavern Hollandois)

Original hand coloured Aquatint etched by Richard Brinsley PEAKE (1792-1847).
Published London, William Fearman, January 1819.
The Characteristic Costume of France in 1819 showing both men and women from various economic strata, in both rural and urban settings. This charming scene offers an insightful historical perspective on a Regency Englishman’s view of the French. Note the French male greeting/farewell on the right.
Condition = Wove paper.Mark of past matboard.
Size = 20cm x 25cm
price = AUD$195