Price: € 57,50

Subject: Plate : 'Neu Spanien.' (New Spain, Mexico, South America). This plate shows a battle scene between Mexican, Inca Indians.
Condition: Excellent; General age related toning; Occasional light staining.
Medium: Copperplate engraving on a verge type hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17 x 14 cm. The image size is ca. 16 x 13 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.7 x 5.5 inch. The image size is ca. 6.3 x 5.1 inch.
Part Number: 24582
Location: A6-01
Description: This old antique print originates from: 'Die Unbekante Neue Welt, oder Beschreibung des Weit-teils Amerika, und des Sud-Landes..' published in Amsterdam by Ben Jacob Von Meurs in 1673.

Artists and Engravers: Olfert Dapper (c. 1635 - 1689) was a Dutch physician and writer. He wrote books about history and geography, although he never travelled outside Holland. Until today, his book Description of Africa (1668) is a key text for Africanists.