It is especially well known for the plates of American Indians after Karl Bodmer that were published as part of this work even before the publication of the famous aquatints in 1839. Rare and nice examples of early lithography.
Schinz was born at Zurich and studied medicine at Würzburg and Jena, returning to Zurich in 1798 to practice. In 1804 he became a teacher at the medical institute, and in 1833 he became extraordinary professor of natural history at the university of Zurich. The lithographer of the plates is J. Subject: Plate titled:'Eingeborner von Neuguinea, von der Strasse Princess Marianneeingeborner von neuguinea'. Native of New Guinea from the Princess Marianne Strait.This plate shows a man with a speer and bow and arrow. Please study scan as it shows entire page. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca.
The image size is ca. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 10.6 x 14.6 inch. 8.3 x 13.4 inch. Medium: Original crayon lithograph on a vellin type paper Location: A119-05.
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