Muslim water merchant Mecca 1570 de Nicolay rare ethnic engraved print
Muslim water merchant Mecca 1570 de Nicolay rare ethnic engraved print Muslim water merchant Mecca 1570 de Nicolay rare ethnic engraved print
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Jacquaz een ghebozen Moor / water dzagher / Pellegrim vander Mecque.

(Ethnic, Cultural Costume, Arabia, Mecca, Merchant).


Issued c.1570, after Nicolas de Nicolay, likely Holland. Likely printed for a rare Dutch version of Les Navigations et Voyages.

Rare antique 16th century woodcut (copper engraved?) ethnic type print. Print depicts a 16th century water seller at Mecca.

Print mounted long ago to larger backing sheet, light scattered browning from old glue, still with a fine patina and visual appeal.

Interesting printed image of this now vanished type.

Print sheet measures c. 7 1/4"H x 5"W.

Printed area measures c. 6 1/4"H x 4 3/8"W.

[R20344]