Jungle with Indian temples and fakirs chastising themselves in various ways (hanging from tress, etc…). The plate contains numbers that are explained somewhere else in a legend. The illustration was used in Thomas Salmon’s: “Hedendaagsche historie, of Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren (…), third volume “Behelzende (…) India (…) Malabar, Kormandel, en (…) Ceilon”. Translated from the Englis by M. van Goch; published in Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion in 1731.
Titled below: “INDIAANSCHE PAGODEN EN SCHRIKKELYKE BOETDOENINGEN of LICHAAMS KWELLINGE DER FAKIRS.”
Signed and dated below: “I.C. Philips del et fecit 1731.”
Etching on paper with some margins; plate mark: 178 x 277 mm; total: 193 x 298 mm; two vertical creases, due to folding, corners also folded, light browning on the margins, otherwise in very good condition.
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Excl. BTW € 50,00