BASJEE ISLANDS-PHILIPPINES-PUNISHMENT [Caspar LUYKEN after DAMPIER, 1771]

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Plaat IX. – This original antique print shows a scene on Basjee Island; a man being buried in the sand as corporal punishment. A large group of people is watching, while the central female figure seems to be lamenting the proceedings. A village/city in the background.

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Plaat IX.

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 15,2 x 20,2 cm. Image size: 12,2 x 15,6 cm.

From William Sewel’s Dutch translation of William Dampier’s travel logue: ‘Nieuwe Reistogt rondom de Wereld …’ (A New Voyage Round the World), published in Nijmegen by Isaac van Campen, 1771.

Made by Caspar Luyken after an anonymous artist. Engraver: Caspar Luyken / Luiken (based on monogram C.L. in some of the plates in the originating work). (1672-1708) was a Dutch engraver and draughtsman. He was the son and worked with Jan Luyken (1649-1712). He also worked for Christoph Weigel and Romeyn de Hooghe.

Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: BASJEE ISLANDS-PHILIPPINES-PUNISHMENT

PCO-C11-18

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Dimensions 15 × 15 × 1 cm

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