Spahis: member of light cavalry regiments of the 19th century French army recruited primarily from the indigenous populations of Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. From series 'Paris au XIX. Siècle' (hand- coloured lithograph Parisian costume plates, heightened with gum arabic) c.1855-56.

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Spahis: member of light cavalry regiments of the 19th century French army recruited primarily from the indigenous populations of Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. From series 'Paris au XIX. Siècle' (hand- coloured lithograph Parisian costume plates, heightened with gum arabic) c.1855-56.