Engraving: The King of the Congo; Different Ranks of the Natives

1989.11.0029

Photo of Engraving: The King of the Congo; Different Ranks of the Natives

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Engraving: The King of the Congo; Different Ranks of the Natives   (1989.11.0029)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Bankes, Rev. Thomas: Author (b. 1744) Published by the Royal Authority Printed for John Cooke or Charles Cooke
Geographic Location Europe, West, United Kingdom, England, Great Britain, Greater London, London
Period/Date 1790
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 38.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 22.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 8 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--rag, Pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information Yellowish Gray (2.5y 8/2)-border Dark Grayish Olive (10y 2/1)-lower right corner Grayish Olive (7.5y 3/2)-top left corner

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Ancestry Images. "Africa, Congo, Bankes' Geography" 1788. <http://www.ancestryimages.com/proddetail.php?prod=e7412>

Bibliography

Bankes, Thomas. Modern, Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography of Whole World, 1790. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 3rd ed. P.471. New York and London, 1963.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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