Antique Print – BIRD OF PARADISE-EURASIAN WOODCOCK-INDONESIA-VALENTIJN-VOC – 1724

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Q. Papoewasche of Kleene Paradijs Vogel (…). – This rare original antique print depicts birds of paradise and the Eurasian woodcock (Scolopax rusticola), native to South East Asia/Indonesia.

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Q. Papoewasche of Kleene Paradijs Vogel (…).

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 19,7 x 32,8 cm. (7,8 x 12,9 inch). Image size: 17,7 x 27,8 cm. (7 x 10,9 inch).

From the monumental work by François Valentyn: “Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten”. Dordrecht/Amsterdam: J. van Braam en G. onder de Linden, 1724/1726. (Transl.: Old and new East-Indies, including an accurate and extensive description of Dutch / VOC controlled territories.)

Made by an anonymous engraver after Francois Valentijn / VOC sources.

Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: BIRD OF PARADISE-EURASIAN WOODCOCK-INDONESIA

PCO-A8-10

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Dimensions 19 × 19 × 1 cm

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