1680 BERTRAND Copperplate Engraving AFRICAN KING "Tombut Roy of Guinea" TOMBUT ROY OF GUINEA.
1680 BERTRAND Copperplate Engraving AFRICAN KING "Tombut Roy of Guinea"
1680 BERTRAND Copperplate Engraving AFRICAN KING "Tombut Roy of Guinea"

1680 BERTRAND Copperplate Engraving AFRICAN KING "Tombut Roy of Guinea"

Paris: Pierre Bertrand and L'Armessin Family, 1680. Original Broadside. 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 INCHES. Very Good. Item #4220

ORIGINAL 1680 ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF AFRICAN KING "Tombut Roy of Guinea"

Beautifully engraved portrait that was ISSUED SEPERATELY in Paris by the engravers Bertrand and Larmessin (not taken from a book). Within an oval frame the king is depicted with crown. Shown right side facing left, he holds a scepter in his right hand, the scepter extending over his shoulder and across the center of his chest. Pearls surround his neck and a pearl hangs from his right ear lobe. A bearded man, he is probably in his late twenties or early thirties. Considerable text below the frame. Border indent clearly visible!

Price: $500.00

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