Algerian Spahi in Cellar. 6 7/8 X 4 7/8 (sheet 9 5/8 X 8 1/4). Etching printed in sepia ink. Series: Twelve Etchings Made on the Front by Ch. Huard July 1916. Edition 150 printed on Arches laid paper. Signed in pencil. $250.
Spahis" were a member of a body of native Algerian cavalrymen in the French armed forces. They were disbanded after Algerian War of Independence which began in 1954 and ended in 1962; ending more than 130 years of French colonial rule over Algeria.
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