This plate shows different Tatar people in their local
dress. From left to right; Uzbeks, Tatars of Casan and Bucharien. The man on the left is wearing a dagger.
Description: This old antique print
/ plate originates from: 'Il Costume Antico e Moderno ...' , by Giulio
Ferrario, published in Milan in 21 volumes by Antonio Fortunato Stella
in 1827 (first edition, second issue). The 17 volumes of the first issue
were published sequentially between c. 1815/1816 until 1826 after first
being issued in 143 weekly installments. The work appeared in Italian
and French. Smaller size editions with smaller much less elaborate
plates were published in Florence (1823-38), Naples (1831-42) and Livorno (1830).