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Asian People

Rare original, antique illustrations of the people of Asia, their habits, customs and fashions. The continent of Asia fascinated and mystified the people of Europe for centuries. Their eyes were opened to the opportunities and mystery of Asia by Marco Polo, (1254 – 1324), a Venetian merchant traveller[ whose travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde (Book of the Marvels of the World, also known as The Travels of Marco Polo, c. 1300), a book that introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.

26 x 21 cm (10.25 x 8.25 inches).AsiaThis original antique engraving is from a work by George Alexander Cooke, Universal Geography, which described voyages, travels and discoveries of great explorers of the era such as Captain James Cook, Furneaux, Magellan, Drake, Anson, Dampier and Wallis. It was ..
US$40.00
26 x 18cm (10.3 x 7 inches).Maia dagli occhialaThis high quality antique lithograph is by Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert and was made in Italy in about 1895. Kuhnert (1865-1926) was a German artist who specialised in wildlife. He was especially good at portraying animals in natural settings. The image ar..
US$60.00
Ottoman Sultan Mahmud
-67 %
33 x 25 cm (13 x 9.5 inches).Sultan of the Ottoman EmpireThis original antique lithograph was made in 1827 by Karl Joseph Brodtmann, the renowned Swiss naturalist and lithographer. Brodtmann's lithographs are detailed, accurately drawn and beautifully composed. This lithograph was made in the 1820s ..
US$50.00 US$150.00
24.5 x 15.5 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches)Barbier ChinoisChinaThis finely detailed original hand coloured engraving was made in Paris in 1843 for a work by Captain Gabriel-Pierre Lafond and illustrates people from remote and exotic lands in an era of travel and exploration.It is a genuine antique, not a repr..
US$75.00
24.5 x 15.5 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches)Chine. Marchande de Chou-ChouChinaThis finely detailed original hand coloured engraving was made in Paris in 1843 for a work by Captain Gabriel-Pierre Lafond and illustrates people from remote and exotic lands in an era of travel and exploration.It is a genuine antiq..
US$75.00
Japanese And Chinese Men
-60 %
33 x 25 cm (13 x 9.5 inches).Japan,ChinaThis original antique lithograph was made in 1827 by Karl Joseph Brodtmann, the renowned Swiss naturalist and lithographer. Brodtmann's lithographs are detailed, accurately drawn and beautifully composed. This lithograph was made in the 1820s with high quality..
US$38.00 US$95.00
24.5 x 15.5 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches)Chine. Supplice du Tcha ou KangueChinaThis finely detailed original hand coloured engraving was made in Paris in 1843 for a work by Captain Gabriel-Pierre Lafond and illustrates people from remote and exotic lands in an era of travel and exploration.It is a genuine a..
US$50.00
24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).This superb antique print was made in 1849 and is from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny. It was made by engraving and has beautiful hand colouring enriched with shellac finishing. The print is on heavy, high quality stiff pap..
US$45.00
24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).BotocoudosThis superb antique print was made in 1849 and is from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny. It was made by engraving and has beautiful hand colouring enriched with shellac finishing. The print is on heavy, high quality..
US$45.00
26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches ).BurmaThis antique engraving was made in 1824 and is from "A New And Complete System Of Universal Geography, Or An Authentic History And Interesting Description Of The Whole World And Its Inhabitants" by Christopher Kelly for the firm of Thomas Kelly and was printed..
US$50.00
26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches ).This antique engraving was made in 1824 and is from "A New And Complete System Of Universal Geography, Or An Authentic History And Interesting Description Of The Whole World And Its Inhabitants" by Christopher Kelly for the firm of Thomas Kelly and was printed by R..
US$50.00
26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches ).This antique engraving was made in 1824 and is from "A New And Complete System Of Universal Geography, Or An Authentic History And Interesting Description Of The Whole World And Its Inhabitants" by Christopher Kelly for the firm of Thomas Kelly and was printed by R..
US$70.00
26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches ).This antique engraving was made in 1824 and is from "A New And Complete System Of Universal Geography, Or An Authentic History And Interesting Description Of The Whole World And Its Inhabitants" by Christopher Kelly for the firm of Thomas Kelly and was printed by R..
US$50.00
26.5 x 16.5cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This is an antique engraving by Baron Georges Cuvier. It was made in 1863, has original hand painted colouring and is in very good condition. Georges Cuvier was a French naturalist and zoologist and a leader in natural sciences in the early 19th century...
US$40.00
24.5 x 15.5 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches)ChinaThis finely detailed original black and white engraving was made in Paris in 1843 for a work by Captain Gabriel-Pierre Lafond and illustrates people from remote and exotic lands in an era of travel and exploration.It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and ..
US$25.00
24.5 x 15.5 cm (9.5 x 6.3 inches)ChinaThis finely detailed original black and white engraving was made in Paris in 1843 for a work by Captain Gabriel-Pierre Lafond and illustrates people from remote and exotic lands in an era of travel and exploration.It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and ..
US$25.00
26.5 x 16.5cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This is an antique engraving by Baron Georges Cuvier. It was made in 1863, has original hand painted colouring and is in very good condition. Georges Cuvier was a French naturalist and zoologist and a leader in natural sciences in the early 19th century...
US$40.00
34.5 x 22.3 cm (13.5 x 8.8 inches).RussiaThis original antique engraving was made in 1778. It is from a "A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels" by John Hamilton Moore, and was printed by Alexander Hogg in London. Moore described some of the most interesting discoveries and adventures ..
US$70.00
34.5 x 22.3 cm (13.5 x 8.8 inches).Iran,PersiaThis original antique engraving was made in 1778. It is from a "A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels" by John Hamilton Moore, and was printed by Alexander Hogg in London. Moore described some of the most interesting discoveries and advent..
US$70.00
34.5 x 22.3 cm (13.5 x 8.8 inches).Africa,ArabiaThis original antique engraving was made in 1778. It is from a "A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels" by John Hamilton Moore, and was printed by Alexander Hogg in London. Moore described some of the most interesting discoveries and adve..
US$50.00
34.5 x 22.3 cm (13.5 x 8.8 inches).PersiaThis original antique engraving was made in 1778. It is from a "A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels" by John Hamilton Moore, and was printed by Alexander Hogg in London. Moore described some of the most interesting discoveries and adventures ..
US$40.00
Irrigation
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Maniera di innaffiare le terreChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around ..
US$32.00 US$40.00
Worshipping at an altar in China
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Cappelletta di CampagnaChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the wor..
US$32.00 US$40.00
Mandarin Emperors in their ancient dress
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Imperatori Mandarini nel loro abito anticoChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes ..
US$32.00 US$40.00
Mandarin military
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Mandarini militariChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the world an..
US$32.00 US$40.00
Chinese Cavalry
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Cavalleria ChineseChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the world an..
US$32.00 US$40.00
War wagon
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Carro da GuerraChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the world and a..
US$32.00 US$40.00
Infantry
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).InfanteriaChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the world and across..
US$32.00 US$40.00
Wedding ceremony in China
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Cerimonie nuzialiChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the world and..
US$32.00 US$40.00
Principal people on a march
-20 %
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Principali persone componenti la marciaChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes fro..
US$32.00 US$40.00
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