JUNK-SPICE BOAT-PULO CONDORE-CON SON-VIETNAM [Caspar LUYKEN after DAMPIER, 1771]

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Plaat XI. – This original antique print shows a Junk from Palimban (present day Sumatra, Indonesia). This scene that took place near Pulo Condore / Con Son Island an Island off the South Vietnam coast. Men with swords on the junk loaded with spices chase others off the boat, into the sea or the small sloop moored beside it. A larger sailing vessel in the background, anchored just off a coastline.

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Plaat XI.

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 14,9 x 20,2 cm. Image size: 12,3 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: JUNK-SPICE BOAT-PULO CONDORE-CON SON-VIETNAM

PCO-C11-16

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Dimensions 14 × 14 × 1 cm

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