Women of Kazegut - Women of Sierra Leone Bellin 1750
Title: Femmes de Kazegut - Vrouwen van Kazegut in onderscheide gewaad. Description: Women of Sierra Leone Bissagot island, old antique print with hand coloring, engraved by Jan van der Schley.
Cartographer/mapmaker Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
Engraved by Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley a Dutch engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart. Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by van der Schley.
Publishers: Prévost, Abbé, 1697-1763 - Meusnier de Querlon, A.-G. 1702-1780 - Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.
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