A Makasser and his Wife


Nieuhof, Johannes (1618-1672)

Stock code: NB229
Sales price: £56.00

Copper plate engraving, [c.1744]

London, Translated and published by A & J Churchill in 1703

Description: Good engraving of man and woman, “A makasser with his Wife as they are habited at Batavia.” These plates were used in several publications and various plate marks are visible, also some have been removed. Very decorative engraving.

(i.e. Betwixt P3**-3** P.) This was due to editions being printed in various languages before being finally printed in English by A&J Churchill.

Condition: very good. Surface rubbed, lesser defects.

Overall Size:       33  x  24,5 cm      13¾ ” x 8½“

Ex. Norman Blackburn Collection.

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