3 Antique Prints-VIETNAM-COCHINCHINA-SOLDIER-COMMONER-YOUNG WOMAN-Wahlen-1844

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Soldat Cochinchinois. Naturel et Soldat Cochinchinois. Jeune Fille Cochinchinoise. – Three handcoloured plates showing Vietnamese people (Cochinchina is an old name for what is now mostly Vietnam). One plate shows a soldier with a rifle. The other shows a commoner standing beside a pikeman with a shield. The third shows a young woman from Vietnam in traditional clothing.

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‘Soldat Cochinchinois. Naturel et Soldat Cochinchinois. Jeune Fille Cochinchinoise.’

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: 11 x 19 cm. (4,3 x 7,5 inch).

From the Asia 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 some small stains. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: VIETNAM-COCHINCHINA-SOLDIER-COMMONER-YOUNG WOMAN

PCO-C9-58

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Dimensions 26 × 16 × 1 cm

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