Tools / utensils of the Camacini Indians, including bow and arrows and attire. Line & aquatint etching with original hand colouring on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 23,5 x 33 cm. (9,3 x 13 inch). Image size: 22,5 x 28 cm.(8,9 x 11 inch). From:'Il Costume Antico e Moderno... , by Giulio Ferrario, published in Milan in 17 volumes (first issue), published sequentially between c. 1815/1816 until 1826 after first being issued in 143 weekly installments. This Italian volume has the date 1821.
The second issue was published in 21 volumes in 1827. The work appeared in Italian and French. Smaller size editions with smaller much less elaborate plates were published in Florence (1823-38), Naples (1831-42) and even a 16mo. Original blindstamp at bottom right image. The sources used for this work are wide including van Humboldt, von Wied etc.
Made by'Gallo Gallina' after'Giulio Ferrario'. Giulio Ferrario was founder of the'Societa Tipografica de Classici Italiani' and served as the director of the Braidense National Library in Milan, Italy. Artists that worked on this monumental work are: Gallo Gallina, D.Condition: Very good, given age. Remains of paper strip from binding at top margin. Blind stamp as issued at right bottom. The item "Antique Print-CAMACINI INDIANS-UTENSILS-ATTIRE-BRAZIL-#54-Ferrario-Gallina-1821" is in sale since Thursday, July 1, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "pictura-prints" and is located in 6611BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.