Women of Siberia Antique Print Fems De Seberia Bellin 1750
Antique print of the women of Siberia, in hand coloring.
Title : Fems de Seberia
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772). In 1721, at age 18, he was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy. In August 1741, he became the first Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine (the French Hydrographical Office) and was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50-year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
Origin: Antoine-François Prevost's "L`Histoire Generale des Voyages" Published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague..
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Size: Sheet app.: 9 x 16.5 cm. 3.5 x 5.5 inches. Condition: Fine folded print in very good overall condition.