Manner in Which the Tchernomorski Guard and Sentinels are Stationed. 1810.
Title: Manner in Which the Tchernomorski Guard and Sentinels, are stationed along the banks of the Kuban to reconnoitre the movements of the Circassians, their huts being filled with smoke, in the greatest heat of Summer to keep out the musquitoes.
Artist: E. D. Clarke.
Engraver: Joseph Skelton.
Publisher: T. Cadell and W. Davies, London.
Source: Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa.
Size: Approx. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches.
Description: Interesting original early 19th century copper-plate engraved print showing a typical watch tower and huts. The guards are carrying long poles or pikes. The huts are being smoked to rid them of mosquitoes.
Condition: Very Good.
Some light foxing/browning. Water stain to top right corner. Bottom edge cropped.