C1790

"Habits of Oriental or Eastern Tartars". "Dresses and persons of Twitsikar a province of Eastern Tartary"

Artist:

Thomas Bankes

$A 65

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S/N: SP-ARCH-1790–233721
(DRW06)
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Full Title:

“Habits of Oriental or Eastern Tartars”. “Dresses and persons of Twitsikar a province of Eastern Tartary”

Date:

C1790

Artist:

Thomas Bankes

Engraver:

Grignion 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

175mm 
x 280mm

Description:

Engraving Russian archers from Banke’s New System of Geography Published by Royal Authority

Biography:

Thomas Bankes: 18th century collector of maps and engravings and vicar of Dixton, Monmouthshire, whose New and Authentic System of Universal Geography (London, C. Cooke, ca. 1788-90) compiled views from various countries, including some detailing the voyages of Captain James Cook.

Thomas Bankes, Edward Warren Blake, and Alexander Cook’s A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography (hereafter Thomas Bankes’s). A massive folio volume of 990 double-columned pages, this was a popular work, running to six editions in the years from 1775 to 1797

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