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Trunk and branch of a sacred, East Indian "dragtoe" tree, in separate plates. Line engraving after C. de Bruin, 1706.

  • Bruyn, Cornelis de, 1652-1727.
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[1718]
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20300i
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Description

The dragtoe tree depicted here is the sacred tree of a Banian saint, as is described in Bruin's book listed above.

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1718]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 28.5 x 17.5 cm

Lettering

Arbre dragtoe. branche dragote.

References note

See further: Cornelis de Bruins, Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and ... East Indies... transl. from... french, London, 1737

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20300i

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