This is a period original hand colored engraving from the well known and rare set of books Petite galerie dramatique, ou, Recueil de différents costumes 'acteurs des théâtres de la capital (A Paris: Chez Martinet, libraire, rue du Coq, no. 15, [1796-1843]). This particular opera print is Mlle Noblet. Fatmé. Opéra. Vol. VII, Number 698. Measures 5 x 7 1/2 inches (plate area approximately) with a paper size of 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches. Condition is very good with a bright and clean image area. Plates from the series are rarely offered individually and this is an excellent chance to add one to your collection or present as a gift to a dance or costume design enthusiast.
C. 1830 Hand Colored Costume Design by Maleuvre (Noblet in the Role of Fatme)