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1744 - Engraving of Scenes of China by Harris in 1744 - Antique

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Item number: OTH196
Genuine Antique Engraving

1744

Maker: John Harris.

Antique black and white engraving published in John Harris' "Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels" published in 1744. The top image shows "A Chinese Prostitute riding in Publick with a Man going before, who makes known her Price." Lower image shows "A View of a large Street in one of the Trading Cities of China showing how their Signs are placed & Shops disposed." Very good condition with minor spotting in margin, dark clear strike, visible plate lines. Approx. 12.5 x 8.5 inches to plate lines

Item Number: OTH196