A Malabar Showing Tricks with Serpents. Johan NIEUHOFF.

A Malabar Showing Tricks with Serpents

London: 1704. Van der Gouwen, Gilliam. unbound. Copper plate engraving. Image measures 10.5" x 7" very good.

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.

Price: $200.00

Item #202684

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