Original 18th C. Engraving Oceania-Polynesia Plate 33- Very Rare
Casa, G, active 1830s-1840s; Bernati, A, active 1820; Lago, active 1830s-1840s
Shows a battle scene between two groups of Polynesians, which is taking place at the edge of a harbour. They are quite differently attired, and one group has women in its number, carrying bows. A three-masted European ship can be seen out in the harbour Other Titles - Oceania - Polynesia. Plate 33 Extended Title - From Menin, Ludovico. Il costume di tutti le nazioni et di tutti i tempi. (Padua, 1843) Volume 3
Image 12" x 17.5" Archive Linen with gold leaf edging matted 20" x 24"
Very Good some very light foxing. See pictures for details.
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