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Guinea, West Africa: the procession in honour of the snake, marking the coronation on 16 April 1725. Aquatint by G. Gallina, ca. 1819, after R. Desmarchais.

  • Desmarchais, Renaud, chevalier.
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[1819]
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2851605i
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The kingdom of Uidah (Whidah, Juda) in West Africa, as described by Renaud Desmarchais (d. 1728)

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[Milan] : [Dalla tipografia del dott. Giulio Ferrario], [1819]

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1 print : aquatint, with etching ; platemark 21.8 x 30.3 cm

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G.G. f.

Lettering note

Bears number: 35

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2851605i

Reproduction note

After: Jean-Baptiste Labat, Voyage du chevalier des Marchais en Guinée, isles voisines, et à Cayenne, fait en 1725, 1726 & 1727 (considerably reworked after the plate headed"Procession au grand serpent pour le couronnement du roy de Juda fait le 15 avril 1725")

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