Lot 318 of 364:
Colored prints of South Seas  

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$400 - $600

Eight prints and engravings of locales and peoples in or adjacent to the South Seas, hand colored or printed in color
Various places
Various dates

Images 25x40 cm (9¾x15") or smaller. 


  • Piron, delin. Fête donné au Général Dentrecasteaux par Toubau, Roi des îles des Amis. Copper engraving, hand-colored. From Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse. 24.5x40 cm, mounted on later backing paper. c.1810.
  • W. Proud, sc. Fort St. George on the Coromandel Coast Belonging to the East India Company of England. Copper engraving, hand-colored, 13x20.5 cm. c.1750.
  • A Perspective View of Canton in China. Engraved for the New Geographical Dictionary. Copper engraving, hand-colored. c.1760.
  • De Sainson, pinx. Enlevement du Canot de l'Astrolabe par les naturels de Tonga Tabou (Iles des Amis). Color lithograph. From the atlas of Dumont d'Urville's Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. 21.2x34 cm. (Mat burn & toning). c.1830.
  • Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur. Femme des Isles des Amis [&] Homme des Isles des Amis. 2 hand-colored copper engravings. Images approx. 18x12 cm. c.1797.
  • Isles des Amis: Ouhila fille du grand Pretre de Tongatabou. Hand-colored engraving. 14x18 cm. (foxing and mat burn). c.1830.
  • Devillier, sculp. Tonga-Tabou. [Two topless women boxing]. Hand-colored engraving. (foxing and mat burn). From Voyages autour du monde et naufrages célèbres by Gabriel Lafond de Lurcy. c.1850.
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