Antique Print-RAJ-RAJAH-DAO-COSTUME-Wahlen-1844



Rajah de Dao. – Handcoloured plate showing the Raj (ruler or king) of Dao in historical costume. We have not been abel to further identify this place, but the location in the series suggests South East Asia.

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‘Rajah de Dao.’

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 13,5 cm. (3,5 x 5,3 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.



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Dimensions 26 × 16 × 1 cm


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