Ancient China – Su Zhou District ( Kiang-si Province ): 19th Century steel print, titled “ Sowing Rice at Soo-chow-foo“.
Original steel print after a drawing by Thomas Allom, engraved by W. Wetherhed.
The drawing depicts peasants, ox, treadmill and a pagoda on a mountain at the back. Neatly executed.
The complete print incl. margins is 260 x 205 mm ( 10 x 8 inches), the actual print is: 190 x 120 mm.
Minor aging at borders. The actual print is absolutely clean.
19. Ct Etching of Suzhou – Guang Xi Province in China