‘Naturel de Vanikoro.’
Lithograph with hand colouring on wove (vellin type) paper.
Sheet size: 15,2 x 24 cm. (6 x 9,4 inch). Image size: 7,5 x 16,5 cm. (3 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. Browned, particularly along paper edges and with some small stains. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: VANIKORO WARRIOR-SOLOMON ISLANDS