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Curiosities from the Indies


Curiosities from the Indies

Egmont, weduwe Jacobus van / Anoniem / Anonymous

Eight illustrations ranged in two vertical rows of four:

  1. A many-headed dragon;

  2. Fishermen and pearl divers in boats;

  3. Field marshall with subjects and penguin;

  4. Camels;

  5. Indonesians or Indians making a boat from a log;

  6. Bay with fisherfolk. According to a text on a similar picture (RP-P-OB-75-375), the print shows a bay on the island of Mauritius, for this print comes from 'Begin ende Voortgang'. The text below another, similar picture (RP-P-OB-47-490) mentions the harbour of St. Lucie, Madagascar.

  7. Hunting;

  8. Trees.

Top left:No.25.

Measurements of each individual picture: around 65 x 127 mm.

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