C1755

Vue de Ternate

C.18th French engraved view of Ternate one of the islands in the Moluccas one of the islands  crucial to the spice trade in the east as it was at the time, the source of cloves. From Prevost, Abbe. Histoire générale des … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Vue de Ternate

Date:

C1755

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

275mm 
x 185mm

Paper Size: 

353mm 
x 253mm
AUTHENTICITY
Vue de Ternate - Antique View from 1755

Genuine antique
dated:

1755

Description:

C.18th French engraved view of Ternate one of the islands in the Moluccas one of the islands  crucial to the spice trade in the east as it was at the time, the source of cloves.

From Prevost, Abbe. Histoire générale des voyages : ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre qui ont été publiées jusqu’à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les.. Paris

References:
Sabin, J. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time. New York. (1936) 1967. 65403.
Hill, J. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. San Diego 1974 p.241.
Phillips, P. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress. Washington 1973 5991.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 6058912
Library of Congress Washington D.C.: 05041509
State Library New South Wales: RB/DQ909.8A
Bibliotheque Nationale de France: Identifier: ark:/12148/bpt6k201024v
State Library Victoria: RARESF 910.8 P929H

Jakob van der Schley (1715 - 1779)

Schley was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733). His greatest work was the numerous engraved portraits, views and maps for most of the engraved plates in the Prevost's, Abbe., "Histoire générale des voyages".

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