MELANESIA Melanesia A Long-voyage sailing boat; Hermit islands 1900 print
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MELANESIA. Melanesia. A Long-voyage sailing boat; Hermit islands 1900 print

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'A Long-voyage sailing boat - The boats in which the natives of the Hermit islands make their long voyages are elaborately carved and decorated; the patterns on the side are painted brown and white, and a large bunch of feathers hangs from each end of the keel. The way in which the ends of the keel are continued and turned inwards is a characteristic of the construction of these ships'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 14.0 x 21.0cm, 5.5 x 8.25 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale. The print you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. 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 are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: From "Dreissig Jahre in der Sudsee"

PROVENANCE: "Customs of the World"; Edited by Walter Hutchinson, With an Introduction by A.C. Haddon, Published by Hutchinson & Co., London

MELANESIA. Melanesia. A Long-voyage sailing boat; Hermit islands 1900 print
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