Ratak Island Carolines Family Scene native Homes 1839 ethnic view breast feedingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Vue de l'ile Radak.
(Ethnic View, Costume Print, 19th Century Prints, Caroline Islands, Ratak Island, South Seas, Family Scene, Indigenous Homes, Sailing Ship).
Issued 1839, Paris. Engraved by Challet from drawing from Danvin.
Scarce early 19th century ethnographic engraved print with lovely original hand color.
One of the women appears to be breast feeding her child.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 5" H x 8" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 3 3/4" H x 6" W.