‘Kleeding der bewooners van baaij de Langle’
(Dress of the inhabitants of the Langle bay.) This was the Ainu village of Tomarioro, which, appropriately enough, meant ‘anchorage’ or ‘place for stopping boats’. Today this is named Tokari bay on Sakhalin Island, Russia.
Size: sheet 36 x 25.5 cm; image 29.3 x 19.5 cm.
From: ‘Reize van La Pérouse in de jaaren 1785, 1786, 1787 en 1788.’, vol 2, after the French ed. by Joannes van der Linden, published in Amsterdam by Johannes Allart.
By Cathelin after Gaspard Duchy de Vancy, artist on the La Perouse Expedition.