Men from Dorobautz Romania. Wallachian Costume 1843.

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Men from Dorobautz Romania Wallachia

Men from Dorobautz Romania. Wallachian Costume 1843.

Engraved by Théophile Emmanuel Duverger (1821-1881)

From the Book: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel (1843) by Auguste Wahlen. (Mœurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d’après des documents and authentiques et les voyages des plus récents; (1843) Author: Auguste Wahlen, 1785-1850. Engrapher: François Pannemaker 1822-1900)

Note:  Peasant woman from Miercurea Ciuc, Romania.
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