China print, Village Flottant Old Engraving Floating Village Bellin 1764
Title: Village Flottant.
Description: Village Flottant, old antique print China Cambodia from a floating village. Copperplate engraving with hand coloring mapmaker Bellin 1764 Engraver N. Tardieu Origin:Histoire generale des voyages. Tome VI. No.X
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) 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.
Engraved by Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley a Dutch engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart.
Publishers: Prévost, Abbé, 1697-1763 - Meusnier de Querlon, A.-G. 1702-1780 - Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.
Size: Sheet app.: 16.5 x 16.5 cm. 6.5 x 6.5 inches. Image app.: 14 x 12 cm. 5.5 x 4.75 inches. Condition: 18th century antique engraved original print, in very good condition, no flaws.