"The Inhabitants of California in their Respective Dresses", Harris, John
Subject: Native Americans - California
Period: 1744 (circa)
Publication: Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 12 inches
19.1 x 30.5 cm
This engraving features images of Native American Indians in California. At top are two male Indians along the shore, one of whom is carrying a fish and harpoon, while the other paddles a log raft. Below are two female Indians showing typical costumes with a feathered cape and a deerskin cape. Published in John Harris' Collection of Voyages and Travels.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HARR-1a.
Attractive color with a hint of offsetting from an opposing text page.