1717 Copper Engraving of the people of Libya, Tunisia & Algeria - 18th Century Ethnographic Print1717 Copper Engraving of the people of Libya, Tunisia & Algeria - 18th Century Ethnographic Print1717 Copper Engraving of the people of Libya, Tunisia & Algeria - 18th Century Ethnographic Print

This amazing Copper Engraving is a rare find which was published in 1717. It is a true piece of history since it shows inhabitants of Libya, Tunisia & Algeria at the end of the 17th Century. Pierre-Paul Sevin drew the original after which Mathieu Ogier engraved the copper plate. The depicted people are very interesting in an Ethnographic & Anthropological aspect. The engraving comes from "Nouvele Metode pour aprendre la Geographie Universele" by Antoine Phérotée de La Croix.

Title: Habitans de Tripoli, de Tunis, et d'Alger

Published : Nouvele Metode pour aprendre la Geographie Universele, 1717, Lyon

Size (page) : circa 6 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches

Author: Antoine Phérotée de La Croix

Artist: Pierre-Paul Sevin & Mathieu Ogier

Condition: It is in very good condition with nice color and light tanning giving it a vintage look. Please see pictures.

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Item ID: a797

1717 Copper Engraving of the people of Libya, Tunisia & Algeria - 18th Century Ethnographic Print

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