Copper plate engraving. Image measures 10.5" x 7".
Johan Nieuhoff was a Dutch traveler with the Dutch East Indies and Dutch West Indies Companies, best known for his extensive trips through in Brazil, India and China. This piece is from the English posthumous edition of "Voyages and Travels into Brasil and the East Indies...". The National Library of Australia attributes this edition to A&J Churchill, publishers in London. An energetic depiction of snake charmers in Malabar, a region in South East India.
Illustrator: Van der Gouwen, Gilliam
Condition: Very Good