Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: [Indians passing through the Andes]

Accession number: 
09-310b
Record number: 
09-310b-1
JCB call number: 
H820 C842a / 2-SIZE
Image title: 
[Indians passing through the Andes]
Creator 1: 
Giuseppe Erba Odescalchi
Creator 2: 
Paolo Fumagalli
Creator 2 role: 
[illeg.]
Place image published: 
[Milan]
Image publisher: 
[Dalla tipografia dell 'editore]
Image date: 
[1821]
Image function: 
plate; vol. 2, following p. 12
Technique: 
etching, aquatint, hand coloring
Image dimension height: 
20.6 cm.
Image dimension width: 
30.7 cm.
Page dimension height: 
34.4 cm.
Page dimension width: 
24 cm.
Materials medium: 
ink, colors
Materials support: 
paper
Description: 
Native Americans or cargueroes walk through a valley. A woman is carried in a chair by a porter while she reads a book.
Source Title: 
Il costume antico e moderno ... [Parte seconda]
Source place of publication: 
Milano [Milan]
Source publisher: 
Dalla tipografia dell 'editore
Source date: 
1821
notes: 
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.
Time Period: 
1801-1850
Provenance/Donor: 
Acquired in 2009.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area: 
Spanish America
Subject Area: 
Indigenous peoples
Subject headings: 
Indians of South America