HONAN. (HUNAN, CHINA)

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Carel Allard


Honan. (Hunan, China)

Copper plate engraving c.1700
image 8 1/2 x 10 5/8" (21.4 x 27 cm)
Good condition save for some soft creases and minor tears on the outer margins. B/W.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 94172
Price: $325.00
Publisher : Published by Pieter Van der Aa.
Carlos Allard excudit cum privilegio ordinum Hollaniae et Westfrisiae. This image shows the the city and costumes of the inhabitants of Hunan. It appeared in Carolus Allard's "Orbis Habitabilis." This work “is one of the rarest and most magnificent of its kind that have produced, in sixty-six volumes with over 3,000 maps, views and images of people in native dress. Only 100 copies of this great work were made.” 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Asia

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