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Above, a flying fish hovering over the sea; below, a Chinese village sea-port. Etching by J. Wood.
- Wood, J.
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1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 20.6 x 16.4 cm
A flying fish from Nieuhof. Village of Lan Tang, near Makau from Nieuhof. J. Wood sculp.
Wellcome Library no. 42065i
Bears number bottom left : Plate 81
The "Nieuhof" mentioned in the title is presumably Johannes Nieuhof (1618-1672), who accompanied an embassy of the East India Company of the United Provinces to China and whose description of this journey was published in 1673