ACKERMANN, R[udolph], publisher. ~ Marriage Costumes of various Nations. London: R. Ackermann, Repostory of Arts, [ 1824].
12 hand-coloured aquatint plates on card stock (each 116 × 90 mm), some captions supplied in neat contemporary manuscript, slightly toned and thumbed. Original drab paper slipcase with printed green glazed paper label to front and another version of the ‘Russians’ plate to back. Rubbed. Contemporary inscription: ‘Deborah Paxson from her... Christmas 18...’. A very nice example, complete as issued.
Very scarce. A set of 12 lively portraits: Africans, Austrians, Hungarians, Illyrians, Italians, Poles, Russians, Scotch, Spaniards, Styrians, Swiss, Turks. Ford, J. Ackermann, p. 226.