This beautiful octagonal nine-story tower is located in the city of Nanking, China. This elegant depiction is hand-colored with copperplate engraving by Andrea Bernieri. This illustration comes from Italian designer Giulio Ferrarrio's book, "Il Costume Antico e Modern di Tutto" (Outfits of the Ages and Modern Day), published in Florence in 1842. Over a century and a half ago!
Size: 5 1/2 x 9"
Condition: Age appropriate wear. Paper toning in accordance with the print's age. Marks/stains as per photo. Wear around the edges and minor paper loss might be present in some prints. Please refer to each print's photo to get a better understanding of the condition. Very light text offsetting.