CHINESE FISHING METHODS. Varnished boats. Disguised fishermen old print 1746
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CHINESE FISHING METHODS. Varnished boats. Disguised fishermen, old print 1746

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'Way of Catching Fish by Boards jap-pann'd with white varnish which the Fish mistaking by Moonlight for Water, leap on and are teken; Way of taking Wild Ducks by Men going into the Water with thier Heads in the Shells of large Gourds, with Holes to see and breath through'

DATE PRINTED: 1746    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 15.5 x 20.0cm, 6 x 7.75 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique copperplate print

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain


PROVENANCE: "A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels"; Printed for Thomas Astley, Published by His Majesty's Authority, London

CHINESE FISHING METHODS. Varnished boats. Disguised fishermen, old print 1746
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