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Curious animals of Africa and Asia-1682
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Curious animals of Africa and Asia-1682

Author: Romeyn de Hooghe
Year: 1682
Description: This print is from 'Curieuse aenmerckingen der bysonderste Oost en West-Indische verwonderens-waerdige dingen; nevens die van China, Africa, en andere gewesten des werelds.', by S. de Vries (1524-1708) , published in Utrecht by J. Ribbius, 1682. It depicts the wild animals of Africa & Asia. In the background the fortress and Table Mountain, Capetown, South Africa. The engraver is Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708).The plate was republished twenty years later by the Dutch mapmaker and publisher Pietre Boudewyn van der Aa (1659-1733) The interpretation of the rhino is porcine in nature like those of Paré and Thevet.
Location: Europe - Western Europe - Austria
Subject: General - Popular works
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 1.010 kb
Dimensions: 1730x1264 px
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