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Ethnicity. Chinese, Laplander, Hottentot, Negro, American Indian. c1821

Ethnicity. Chinese, Laplander, Hottentot, Negro, American Indian. c1821

by Davenport, Samuel

Antique print of ethnic races of the world.

Original steel engraving c1821 by Samuel Davenport (1783-1867) for A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1728-74), first published in 1774.

In Animated Nature Goldsmith aimed to bring together all that was known about the planet, earth, plants, animals and human inhabitants. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature proved to be so popular that it was reissued with updates more than twenty times. This edition was published in London, circa 1822 by Thomas Tegg (1776-1845). Davenport was one of the first illustrators to engrave on steel.

Approximate page size is 130 x 215mm (5 x 8 3/8 inches).

Stock Number: apPeoplesPrice: $30.00

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