New Caledonia Pacific islanders couple 1835 beautiful ethnic costume print
New Caledonia Pacific islanders couple 1835 beautiful ethnic costume print New Caledonia Pacific islanders couple 1835 beautiful ethnic costume print
$ 50.00

Nieuw Caledoniers.

(New Caledonia- Pacific islands- native aboriginal tribal people).

Issued c.1835, Holland. Drawn by J. Kuyper. Engraved by L. Portman.

Etching and stipple engraving with original hand color.

Beautiful early 19th century antique print. Depicts natives of this area.

A superior ethnographic image of the era, with exquisite detailed and artistic original hand color which greatly enhances the visual appeal. A remarkable capturing of skin tonality.

Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.

Sheet measures c. 8 1/4"H x 4 3/4"W.

Printed area measures c. 5 1/2"H x 3 1/2"W.

[R18174]