2 Antique Prints-ESKIMO-INUIT-COSTUME-NATIVE-NORTH POLE-Wahlen-1844

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Esquimaux. Femme Esquimaude. – Two handcoloured plates of an Eskimo man and woman in traditional costume. The Eskimo or Inuit are the indigenous people from the north Pole region.

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‘Esquimaux. Femme Esquimaude.’

Handcoloured lithograph, heightened with Arabic gum on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 16,7 x 26,1 cm. (6,6 x 10,3 inch). Image size: 10 x 18 cm. (3,9 x 7,1 inch).

From the Africa/America volume of “Moeurs, Usages et Costumes de tous les Peuples de Monde” by Auguste Wahlen. This was published in Paris: Poiree, Pilout, Duterte and Martinon, 1844.

Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Auguste Wahlen’. Author: Auguste Wahlen. Various artists are responsible for the illustrations, most notably Evrard Duverger, L. Markaert and R. King.

Condition: Good, given age. Faintly browned, and with a few small stains. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: ESKIMO-INUIT-COSTUME-NATIVE-NORTH POLE

PCO-C10-08

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Dimensions 26 × 16 × 1 cm

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