The extraordinary Manner of the Trial for Adultery, among the Malays.
London Pub. by T. Tegg, Oct. 7. 1808.
Aquatint. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published.
A fascinating image from a very scarce series of plates by the caricaturist William Elmes depicting shipwrecks and maritime disasters, attacks by native Americans and by other indigenous peoples and pirates, ceremonies, punishments and torture. Published by Thomas Tegg.
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