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A large engraving of a Chinese cargo vessel.

The artist is Pierre Sonnerat, (1748-1814), a French adventurer and naturalist. The illustration was published in "Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine. (1782).

Copperplate engraving.

240 x 378 mm. (9 1/2 x 14 7/8 inches). Approximate plate size.

Good condition with the two fold lines as issued. Top and bottom margins slightly trimmed, not affecting the image.

Later hand colouring.

Somme Chinoise [Chinese junk]

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