JCB Archive of Early American Images
JCB call number:
H820 C842a / 2-SIZE
[Indians passing through the Andes]
Giuseppe Erba Odescalchi
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[Dalla tipografia dell 'editore]
plate; vol. 2, following p. 12
etching, aquatint, hand coloring
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Native Americans or cargueroes walk through a valley. A woman is carried in a chair by a porter while she reads a book.
Il costume antico e moderno ... [Parte seconda]
Source place of publication:
Dalla tipografia dell 'editore
Text describes the scene as being of the valley of Quindiu near Ibague. Nevado del Quindío is a volcano in the Andes of central Colombia. In the background is the volcanic Tolima mountain and the river is the Combeima. Narrative taken from Alexander von Humboldt's journey. Series edited by Giulio Ferrario. The title page identifies the illustrator as Giuseppe Erba Odescalchi. Image placed horizontally on page.
Acquired in 2009.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Indians of South America