Tropical Birds c.1750
Reproduction of an attractive 1750 hand coloured copper engraving of 4 bird species: bird of paradise, black sicklebill bird of paradise, calao and tucan.
Size image: 19 cm x 24 cm
H 24 cm x W 19 cm
Orang-Utan print by the Dutch artist Simon Fokke, originally published in Vosmaer’s 1778 edition of his book about apes on the island Borneo. This was the last volume he published on apes, and was dedicated only to the ‘Orang-Oetang’.
size image: 20 cm x 15 cm
Reproduction of a very fine mid-19th century Dutch chromolithograph of the hills and mountains around Malang, with a waterfall and tobacco fields, by Johan Grieve Jr. The print was published in a work entitled ‘Java. Naar Schilderijen en Teekeningen van A. Salm’ (Java. After Paintings and Drawings of A. Salm), in Amsterdam in 1872. Abraham Salm was a Dutch Surabaja based merchant and tobacco planter, who spent twenty-one years of his life in Indonesia.
size: 24 cm x 32 cm