Engraving, platemark 297 x 172mm (11¾ x 6¾"). 'Essen Institute 1848' blindstamp top right. Small margins.
An elephant, from Peter Kolbe's "Naaukeurige beschryving van de kaap de Goede Hoop". Kolbe (1675-1726) was sent to the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa with a mission to provide information about the country and to do astronomical and surveying research.
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