KANTON. (CANTON, CHINA)

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Carel Allard


Kanton. (Canton, China)

Copper plate engraving c.1700
image 8 1/2 x 10 5/8" (21.4 x 27 cm)
Fair condition save for some soft creases and tears on the outer margins. At some point someone attempted to color this. Sold as is.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 94174
Price: $150.00
Publisher : Published by Pieter Van der Aa.
This image shows the the city and costumes of the inhabitants of Canton 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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