Neuhollander. Heinrich Rudolf SCHINZ.

Neuhollander.

Zurich: J. Honegger, 1845.

Lithograph, 250 x 335 mm.

Rare depiction of a group of Aborigines roasting lizards over a fire.

Rare depiction of a group of Aborigines roasting lizards over a fire.
The lithograph comes from Schinz's Naturgesichte und Abbildung des Menschen der Verscheulenen Rassen und Stamme, which was a comparative anthropological study of racial types and physiognomy.
The author served as professor of zoology at Zurich, where he founded the zoological collection and wrote a number of works in related fields including similar studies of branches of zoology.

Price (AUD): $475.00  other currencies     Ref: #3309882

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