Description: Plate : 'Suplices du Japon'. (Punishment in Japan.) This original antique print is taken from 'Histoire des Voyages..', by Prevost ca. 1750. Engraving by Jan van Schley.
Artists and Engravers: Jan van Schley, Dutch engraver. Johan Nieuhoff (1618 - 1672) was a Dutch traveler who wrote about his journeys to Brazil, China and India. The most famous of these was a trip of 2,400 km from Canton to Peking in 1655-1657, which enabled him to become an authoritative Western writer on China.
Plate : 'Suplices du Japon'. (Punishment in Japan.)
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