Antique Print-NEW GUINEA-BOW-ARROW-TOS SUDARSO ISLAND-PULAU DOLAK-Wahlen-1844

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Naturel du Detroit Princesse Marianne. – This handcoloured plate shows a native warrior from Yos Sudarso Island or Pulau Dolak, an island separated only by the narrow Muli Strait from the main island of New Guinea.

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‘Naturel du Detroit Princesse Marianne.’

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: 12 x 20 cm. (4,7 x 7,9 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. Browned, and with some small stains. Minimal paper loss in the right margin (not nearly affecting image). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: NEW GUINEA-BOW-ARROW-TOS SUDARSO ISLAND-PULAU DOLAK

PCO-C9-03

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Dimensions 26 × 16 × 1 cm

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