Welcome to our online collection of antique ethnology prints. We offer a wide range of authentic antique ethnology prints from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Our collection includes ethnology prints published by Van Schley, Rienzi and many other artists and engravers. Whether you have a house with Victorian furniture or more contemporary decor ...
Welcome to our online collection of antique ethnology prints. We offer a wide range of authentic antique ethnology prints from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Our collection includes ethnology prints published by Van Schley, Rienzi and many other artists and engravers. Whether you have a house with Victorian furniture or more contemporary decor an antique print can enhance your living space. We offer a wide range of authentic antique prints for any budget. Explore our collection by selecting a specific category or use the search bar. While we hope you enjoy our online catalogue, we are always available to provide customer service. If you need help finding a particular product or if you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us.
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.