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Gigeri in Africa preso e poi abbandonato da Francesi anno 1662

Gigeri in Africa preso e poi abbandonato da Francesi anno 1662

 
 
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Birds-eye view print shows map of the coastline of North Africa looking across the Mediterranean toward the islands of Sardinia and Corsica. Ships, tents, troop formations, towns, soldiers on horseback are visible. In the foreground are five figures in African native costume looking on, smoking a pipe, standing and talking next to a tree trunk from above. Elements in print are labeled A-K with descriptive key at right upper corner of the print.
Title from key caption.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 95.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 95.
Original album; Purchase; 1950.
Formerly: PR13 CN1950:R01. Originals were housed in blind-tooled morocco album 11 x 17 in. Original binding in P&P Suppl. Archives.

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01/01/1664
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africa
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