Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 15,2 x 20,2 cm. Image size: 13 x 16 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 Jan Lamsvelt after an anonymous artist. Engraver: Jan van Lamsvelt (Dutch; 1674-1743) mostly worked as engraver for the publisher Van der Aa.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
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