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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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Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 20.6 x 16.4 cm

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Lettering

A flying fish from Nieuhof. Village of Lan Tang, near Makau from Nieuhof. J. Wood sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 42065i

Lettering note

Bears number bottom left : Plate 81

Creator/production credits

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

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  • English
  • Latin


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