Procession to ye Temple of ye Great Snake on Crowning of King, from Marchais

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Procession to ye Temple of ye Great Snake on Crowning of King, from Marchais

PARR, N. (Sculp.)

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Single page from "The Universal Traveller: Or, A Compleat Description Of the several Nations of the World" by Mr. Salmon, printed for Richard Baldwin, London, 1759. Print shows coronation procession to the Snake temple at Whydah, centre of the snake or serpent worship cult which had developed during the 17th century.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
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  • Date Published: 1759
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Near fine
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    One-sided 23 x 38 cm page with b&w copperplate engraving. Plate number at bottom left has been cut off. One vertical fold and some wear to edges. Key identifies the various people in the scene.

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