A Makasser with his Wife as they are habited at Batavia.
Engraving, platemark 295 x 190mm (11½ x 7½"). Very large margins. Slightly wrinkled at bottom.
Costume print, showing a couple originally from Macassar, now resident in Batavia in the Dutch East Indies, which had been founded as the administrative centre for the Dutch East India Company. It is now Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. Probably from "Modern History: or, the Present State of all Nations," by Thomas Salmon.
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