Print ‘Habits of the Tonquinese’ Nathaniel Parr @1753
'Plate 78. No. 28, p.124'
Copper engraving on laid paper. Engraved by Nathaniel Parr.
Clothing associated with men in the area of Tonkin.
During the 18th and 19th century, Westerners commonly used the name Tonkin to refer to northern Vietnam.
From book 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley.
Nice clean copy. Some browning on back (from another print).