Hand-coloured stipple. Plate 247 x 203mm. 9¾ x 8".
From 'Voyage au Pérou, fait dans les années 1790 à 1794'. A collection of costume plates from Peru and Chile, from reports by Narciso Girbal Barcelo, who explored the Marañon and Ucayali rivers in 1791, and Manuel Sobreviela, who explored the Huallaga River from 1787 to 1790; numbered II to XIII. Here the costume of an Incan and his wife; the largest empire in pre-Columbian America.
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