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Plate: 'Diversche Feesten van de Moren - Als die van het Nieuwe Jaar.' (Several celebrations by the Morish / Muslims like the New Year celebration.) January 1664. Bengal, part of present day Bangladesh and India.
Plate : 'Cabinet de Feuillage ou les Chinois font les festins des Morts'. (The garden where the Chinese hold their funeral buffets.)
Plate : 'Suplices du Japon'. (Punishment in Japan.)
Plate : 'Maniere dont les Chingulais brulent leurs Morts'. (How the Sinhalese burn their dead.) This plate shows the Sinhalese custom of the burning of their dead.
Views/scenes: 'Funerailles cruelles des Rois de Java. - Chateau flottant sur l'eau.' (Cruel funerals by the kings of Java. - Floating castle on water.) These plates surrounded by a decorative border show scenes on Java, Indonesia. Extremely rare in this edition.
Plate: 'Habits des hommes et femmes en Pegu ..'. This plate shows 4 scenes dealing with the people of Pegu / Burma; habits of the men and women of Pegu - celebrating Peguans - cruel killing of traitors - funeral of the Peguans.
Plate: 'Arbres, animaux etc. des Indes - Idoles: Mathematiciens, Philosophes etc. des Indes'. (Trees, animals etc. of India - Idols, Mathematicians, Philosophers etc. of India.)
Plate page 193: This plate deals wit the native inhabitants of Malabar and their language. Dutch Malabar, also known by the name of its main settlement Cochin, was the title of a commandment of the Dutch East India Company on the Malabar Coast between 1661 and 1795, and is part of what is today collectively referred to as Dutch India.
Plate I p.36: (Native 'koelies' or carriers in Batavia / Djakarta on Java, Indonesia.).
Plate I p.78: (A nightly scene with a kampong guard in Batavia / Djakarta on Java, Indonesia.).
Plate Ib p.76: (A funeral ceremony on Java, Indonesia.).
Plate Ib p.138: (A native girl weaving in Buitenzorg on Java, Indonesia.).
Plate II p.26: (Native family in Kampong Pakalang near Tagal on Java, Indonesia.)
Plate II p.118: (An opium den in Yogyakarta / Jogjakarta on Java, Indonesia).
Plate: 'Melik Ambar, un miserable esclave, Protecteur du Royaume de Decan. - Magnificence du Gouverneur a Suratte. - Cavelier du Grand mogol a pompeux equipage.'Malik Ambar (1549-1626) was an Ethiopian born in Harar, sold as a child by his parents due to poverty and rose to the level of Prime Minister of the Ahmadnagar Sultanate in India. Extremely rare...
Plate: 'Calaminhans eer pracht.' (Calaminhan honour luster.) On this plate: 1. Kings servants. 2. Music players and dancers. 3. Golden bed. 4. the Calaminhan / Kalaminhan, 5, his wives. 6. Silver arcades. 8. Kings court tower. Very rare.
Plate: 'Chineese Hof pomp.' (Chinese / Tatar court luster, China.) In this Chinese court scene: 1. Guard quarters. 2. Terrible deity that has to be worshipped daily. 3. Roofed Gallery. 4. Decorated pillars. 5. Offer / sacrifice chest. 6 Deities. 7. Audience place. 8. Throne of the emperor. 9. Rich servants. Rare item.
Plate: 'Indiaense kleedingen.' (East Indian dress.) In this court scene a variety of East Indian / SE-Asian dress can be seen: 1. Court in Peking, China. 2. Chinese. 3. Japanese / Japan. 4. Tatar/Tartar cavalry. 5. Chinese soldier. 6. Siamese / Siam. 7. Makassar / Sulawesi. 8. Javanese / Java. 9. Malayians / Malaysia. 10. Mandarin greetings. 12. Pleasure...
Plate: 'Alle Asiatische straffen.' (All Asian torture / punishment.)
Plate 18: 'Afteeckeninge van de inwoonders van Banda soo sy ter oorlogh gaen.' (Depiction of the inhabitants of Banda Islands, Indonesia and how they go to war.) Rare.
Antique print, titled: 'Tonga, Papoua, Australien de la terre d'Arnheim, Habitant de Tanna - 11, Oceanie', Four portraits: a man from Tonga, one from Papua, a native of Arnhem land and one of Tanna.
Antique print, titled: 'Entrevue avec les Sauvages - 258, Australie', A meeting between European explorers and the natives of Australia.
Antique print, titled: 'Enterrement - 264, Australie', Burial ceremony of Australian Aboriginals. Two men carry a wicker basket, led by two warriors with spears and followed by a grieving wife.