Title: „Neuseeländer. Habitans de la NIIe. Zélande.“
A depiction of the Maori in their traditional clothing.
Coloured lithography, No. 28 A, by Honegger after Fuchs, from „Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Menschen…“, by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz, Honegger, Zürich 1840/45
Sheet size: 25,5 cm x 35 cm
Beautiful lithography with vibrant colours on strong paper, minor soiling at the outer margins, altogether in very good condition.
Cf.: National Library of New Zealand, A-092-020, indicating works by L.A. de Sainson as models for this design and linking it to the 2nd edition of Schinz in 1840.