Patêt: Australians of King George's Sound. KING GEORGE'S SOUND, F. BULL.

PatĂȘt: Australians of King George's Sound.

London: Hippolyte Bailliere, 1842.

Handcoloured stipple engraving, 220 x 140 mm. (leaf size).

Portraits of two natives of King George's Sound, Western Australia, published in Prichard's The Natural History of Man.

Portraits of two natives of King George's Sound, Western Australia, published in Prichard's The Natural History of Man.

James Cowles Prichard (1786-1848) spent several decades amassing pictorial information to support his theory that all of the world's inhabitants shared a common ancestry and were originally dark skinned. His Natural History of Man contained portraits of the various human races drawn from published voyage and expedition accounts, and was an important foundation for modern ethnological science

Nan Kivell & Spence, p. 28, illust. P.231.

Condition Report: Good.

Price (AUD): $350.00

US$262.94   Other currencies

Ref: #3309877

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