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Title:
Hussard 1840 (Soldier)
Size:
12.5 x 30.5
Medium:
Stone-Lithograph
Price:
$350
INV. #:
12293
 
Original poster, linen backed. This is an image of one of the soliders from the The hussars were a unit of cavalry light. The term comes from the Hungarian Huszár (hu) meaning "twentieth" because, in the wars against the Turks, each village had to get out of twenty manse , with a man.
The term "hussar" implies "a brutal and precipitation; without refinement or delicacy" .