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Elixir in Action by Saša Jurić

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About the Cover Illustration

The figure on the cover of Elixir in Action is captioned “A Russian Girl.” The illustration is taken from Thomas Jefferys’ A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Ancient and Modern (four volumes), London, published between 1757 and 1772. The title page states that these are hand-colored copperplate engravings, heightened with gum arabic. Thomas Jefferys (1719–1771), was called “Geographer to King George III.” An English cartographer, he was the leading map supplier of his day. He engraved and printed maps for government and other official bodies and produced a wide range of commercial maps and atlases, especially of North America. Jeffreys’ work as a map maker sparked an interest in local dress customs ...

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