Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: Perlen Fischerey

Accession number: 
08-89
Record number: 
08-89-005
JCB call number: 
J676 V659g
Image title: 
Perlen Fischerey
Creator 1: 
Linck
Creator 1 role: 
Chal
Place image published: 
Leipzig
Image publisher: 
Johann Fritzsche
Image date: 
1676
Image function: 
plate, following p. 176
Technique: 
engraving
Image dimension height: 
18.2 cm.
Image dimension width: 
13.6 cm.
Page dimension height: 
21.5 cm.
Page dimension width: 
17 cm.
Materials medium: 
ink
Materials support: 
paper
Languages: 
German
Description: 
Pearl fishers. Native Americans or black slaves dive into the water from boats. In the foreground, oysters are shown with three or more pearls in each shell.
Source creator: 
Vielheuer, Christoph
Source Title: 
Gr√ľndliche Beschreibung fremder Materialien und Specereyen Ursprung, Wachssthum, Herkommen und deroselben Natur und Eigenschafften
Source place of publication: 
Leipzig
Source publisher: 
Verlegts Johann Fritzsche
Source date: 
1676
Time Period: 
1651-1700
Provenance/Donor: 
Acquired in 2008.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area: 
South America
Subject Area: 
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Subject headings: 
Pearl industry and trade--Venezuela