Headhunters Indonesia Old Print Alfoer hunters Bellin 1754
Title: Deux Alfouriens qui se Battent – Twee schermutzelende Alfoereesen.
Description: Deux Alfouriens qui se Battent, beautiful antique old engraving of two elated Alfoer headhunters by Bellin 1754. The engraving is 18th century with hand-coloring of Ambon Maluku headhunters, to marry had to give a dowry of six heads.
Mapmaker Cartographer: 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.
Publisher: Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.
Engraver: Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (26 July 1715 Amsterdam - 12 February 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733)
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Size: Sheet app.: 18x 25 cm. 7 x 10 inches. Image app.: 38 x 30.5 cm. 15 x 12 inches. Condition: Fine hand colored engraving in very good condition.