Infantryman and Cavalry Officer of Abd’el Kadr’s Troops 1843
Lithograph with original hand color – matted
Emir Abdelkadar (1808 – 1883) was an Algerian religious and military leader who led the struggle against French colonial invasion. Also, known for his regard for human rights regarding his Christian opponents.
good condition, with age-related toning and some spots (see photo)
source: Ludwig Schneider, Gallerie der Costume published by Winckelmann and Sohne, Berlin 1844
image: 6 x 9″ mat: 11 x 14″