1875 Wood Engraving Buying Turtle Eggs Village Jurupari-Tapera South XGHC1


This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of a traveler stopping to purchase turtle eggs from local natives at the village of Jurupari-Tapera located along the banks of the Amazon River in South America.


This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 4 inches; 17 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Native, Indian, Tribe, Food, Sell, Women, Ethnic, Supplies, Trade, Rainforest, Amazon River, Canoe, Boat, Shore, Bank, Beach, Settlement, Town, Thatched Roof, Hut, Paddle, Oar, Jungle, Tropics

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