Chinese Husbandman (Abbey, Travel, 516

Thomas and William Daniell (1749-1840;1769-1837). Chinese Husbandman (Abbey, Travel, 516).

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Thomas and William Daniell (1749-1840;1769-1837). Chinese Husbandman (Abbey, Travel, 516). "a dress which perfectly secures him from the inconveniences of the weather; this useful suit consists of a cloak and waistcoat, composed of leaves of the cajam tree, which like the plumage of aquatic birds, have the curious property of repelling water." 182 x 252mm.

Aquatint with original hand-colouring, plate 22 from A Picturesque Voyage to India by the Way of China, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1810.

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