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Description: This beautifully hand coloured original antique print of Cacao fruit, Chinese lemon, Jaka or Soorsacke, Nam-Nam tree and a Blim-bing tree from Indonesia was published as part of Cornelis de Bruyn`s (1652 c.1726) monumental travel publication Reizen Door Klien Asia, 1698.
De Bruyn was a Dutch portrait painter and traveler. He painted for some years in Italy, where he was known, in Rome, as Adonis. Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs. (Ref: M&B, Tooley)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy & stable Paper color: - White Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Blue, yellow, green, red General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 18 1/2in x 16in (470mm x 405mm) Plate size: - 11 1/2in x 11 1/2in (290mm x 290mm) Margins: - Min 2in (50mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - NoneVerso: - None