BG-10708

Neger aus verschiedenen Stämmen - Honegger (1836)

  • Condition: Very good, light foxing. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1836
  • Overall size: 25.5 x 35.5 cm.
  • Image size: 22 x 23 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Neger aus verschiedenen Stämmen, Nègres de plusieurs Tribus'. This print depicts four slaves from different African tribes having arrived in Brazil and a Portugeese leaning against a tree. Originates from 'Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen der verschiedenen Rassen und Stamme nach den neuesten Entdeckungen und vorzuglichsten Originalien.', by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz.

Artists and Engravers: Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861) was a Swiss physician and naturalist. Schinz was born at Zurich and studied medicine at Würzburg and Jena, returning to Zurich in 1798 to practice. In 1804 he became a teacher at the medical institute, and in 1833 he became extraordinary professor of natural history at the university of Zurich.