PCT-62771

S. Ians Broot Boom - Dapper (1680)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1680
  • Overall size: 20.1 x 31 cm
  • Image size: 15.5 x 11.9 cm
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'S. Ians Broot Boom.' - This original antique print shows the Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the carob tree, St John's-bread, or locust bean.

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Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Olfert Dapper' after an anonymous artist. Made by 'Olfert Dapper' after an anonymous artist. Olfert Dapper (c. 1635 - 1689) was a Dutch physician and writer. He wrote books about history and geography, although he never travelled outside Holland. Until today, his book Description of Africa (1668) is a key text for Africanists.