"Manieres Diverses des Indiens sur le Passage des Rivieres [on sheet with] Manieres des Indiens sur la Saigne & Guerison des Fievres [and] Cruaute des Espagnois en Punissant Leurs Esclaves [and] Peche des Perles a l'Isle S. Marguerite", Aa, Pieter van der
Subject: Prints - Native American
Period: 1729 (circa)
Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde
Color: Black & White
16.4 x 13.4 inches
41.7 x 34 cm
This fascinating sheet contains four separate engravings, each within a decorative frame border, with an additional frame border surrounding all four engravings. The engravings depict various aspects of life for Native Americans, including their methods of crossing rivers, treatment for fever, pearl fishing, and cruelty received at the hand of the Spanish.
A dark impression on a sturdy sheet with fleur-de-lis and "IV" watermarks, a hint of toning, and minor soiling.