Japanese people and transport, 1826-1829.

Japanese people and transport, 1826-1829.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Engraving after de Sainson of portraits of Japanese men (top) and a Japanese woman in a rickshaw (below). Illustration from 'Voyage pittoresque autour du monde' ('Picturesque voyage round the world') by Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), published in Paris, 1834-1835. This work is based on his travels between 1826 and 1829, and includes extracts of the voyages of other navigators such as James Cook, Magellan, Tasman and Duperrey.

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