"Vue & Description de la Ville de Siam, des Pagodes, des Talapoins ou Religieux de ce Pais, des Balons du Roi & de Ses Elephans...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Period: 1720 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Historique…
Color: Black & White
19.4 x 15 inches
49.3 x 38.1 cm
This striking sheet includes 9 engravings related to Thailand, including a view of Ayutthaya, the capital of the Kingdom of Siam, the royal ship, the king mounted on an elephant, various plants that can be found in Thailand, and typical costumes. Each engraving is accompanied by descriptive text in French.
A sharp impression, issued folding on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark, a minor fold separation confined to bottom blank margin, and light toning along the edges of the sheet.