Original caption: Fire eaters that they are, but still there runs a streak of romance in the blood of the Cossack of the Circasians. This Cossack shown here with a charming Ciocasisan beauty perched on his saddle, was no doubt a suitor for the hand of the young lady who was looked with disfavor by the girl's parents. So he being willing, and she thinking she would be just as safe with him, as in her father's home, consented to elopement.
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