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Description:This large hand coloured original antique print a decorative series of 14 views of the customs, clothing and daily lives of the Native Inhabitants of Virginia was published by Henri Abraham Chatelain in 1719, in his famous Atlas Historique. of the 16th Century. These 14 views of native American life in Virginia - taken from Theodor de Bry's America, which are engraved from John White's drawings - includes the manner of dressing, fishing, hunting, making canoes, eating, cooking, living, worshipping, as well as burial practices and ceremonies. Each of the 14 scenes includes an explanation in French.
General Description:Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - White Age of map color: - LaterColors used: - Yellow, orange, blue, greenGeneral color appearance: - AuthenticPaper size: - 20in x 17 1/2in (510m x 450m) Plate size: - 19 1/2in x 16 1/2in (440m x 380mm) Margins: - min. 1in (25mm)Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - None