‘Dress of the Women at Kongo’
Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge paper.
Sheet size: 22,5 x 36,5 cm. (8,9 x 14,4 inch). Image size: 15,5 x 21 cm. (6,1 x 8,3 inch).
From: ‘A new general collection of voyages and travels …’, by John Green and Thomas Astley, published 1745-1747.
Made by ‘Isaac Basire (1704-1768)’ after an anonymous artist.
Condition: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: WOMEN TYPES-CONGO-SLAVERY