BG-11795-27

Antique Print of the City of Kuchin by Nieuhof (1668)

  • Condition: Good, toning and repair on folding line. Few small spots, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1668
  • Overall size: 37.5 x 31 cm.
  • Image size: 31 x 19 cm.
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Description: Antique print China titled 'Kuching'. Old print depicting a view on the Chinese city of Kuching or Kuchin (Gui Jiang, Kuei Chiang), near the river Gui (Guei). This area is close to Tianjin and Beijing. This print originates from the Latin edition of Nieuhof's work titled 'Legatio batavica ad magnum Tartariæ chamum Sungteium (..)'. 

Artists and Engravers: Johan / Jan / Johannes Nieuhof / Nieuhoff / Neuhof (1618-1672) was a Dutch traveler who wrote about his journeys to Brazil, China and India.