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


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Artifact Identification Engraving: The King of the Congo; Different Ranks of the Natives   (1989.11.0029)
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Bankes, Rev. Thomas: Author (b. 1744) Published by the Royal Authority Printed for John Cooke or Charles Cooke
Geographic Location
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

Ancestry Images. "Africa, Congo, Bankes' Geography" 1788.


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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