Antique prints of mammals including antique prints of dogs, cats, horses, monkeys and other animals within the class mammalia. Our collection also includes many horse prints of the Eerelman portfolio, which depict different breeds of draft horses.
Plate II p.186: (Journey through the Southern Mountains on Java, Indonesia.).
Plate: 'Cour et Pompe Royale du Grand-Mogol. / Mogols Hof en Hofpracht.' (The court of the Great Mogul / Mughal at Agra, India, during the Mogul rule from 1524 to 1752.) Agra / Akbarabad is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India.
Plate: Untitled. After a VOC ship got stuck in a sandbank of the Ganges river a Bengal is eaten by a tiger. Also worship by the Bengalese in the river, January 1664. Bengal, part of present day Bangladesh and India.
Plate: 'Lieu de combats pour le divertissement du Grand Mogol. - Habit des hommes et femmes Maures dans les Indes. - Carosses a Suratte tirez par des boeufs.' (Fights for the amusement of the Great Mogul. - Costume of male and female Moors in the Indies. - Carriage in Suratte pulled by cows / oxes.) Elephants, panthers and lions visible on the first...
Plate: 'Femmes Benjanoises brulees aupres les corps de leurs Maris. - Funerailles des femmes Benjanoises, brulees vives aupres les corps de leurs maris. - Cruaute des elephans contre leur propre peuple. Chars Bengalois tirez par des boeufs & la prise des foulques.' Extremely rare in this edition.
Antique print, titled: 'Japansche Ren-baanen.' - View of a race at a Japanese (horse) racing track. A man runs beside a horse (the horse's rein in his hand). A man who could keep up with the horse and jump with it over a rope would be the winner. Judges to the left and musicians in the background.