CD-12368

Antique Print of the Mountains and a Village on Sierra Leone by Van der Schley (1748)

  • Condition: Good, age-related toning, Original folding lines, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1748
  • Overall size: 36.5 x 25.5 cm.
  • Image size: 28 x 20 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Gezigt van 't Gebergte Sierra Leona - Huizen op Sierra Leona'. View of the mountains and a village on Sierra Leone. This print originates from 'Historische beschryving der reizen, of Nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller-waardigste en zeldsaamste Zee- en Landtogten' by P. de Hondt. 

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jakob van der Schley (Amsterdam 1715-1779), a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart and became heavily influenced by his style.