MONGUL. (CHINA)

image94173

Carel Allard


Mongul. (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: 94173
Price: $325.00
Publisher : Published by Pieter Van der Aa.
This image shows the the native costumes of the inhabitants of Mongolia. 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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