Antique Print-GUAM-GUHAM-MICRONESIA-WOMAN-COSTUME-SMOKING-Wahlen-1844

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Femme de l’Ile Guham. – Handcoloured plate showing a woman in historical costume, smoking a cigarette or thin cigar. She is identified as being from Guham (Guam, Micronesia).

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‘Femme de l’Ile Guham.’

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: 9 x 16,5 cm. (3,5 x 6,5 inch).

From the Oceania 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: GUAM-GUHAM-MICRONESIA-WOMAN-COSTUME-SMOKING

PCO-C9-16

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Dimensions 26 × 16 × 1 cm

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