Jonathan Riddell Antiquarian Maps and Prints

Benin Prints

Ref Subject Location Description Size Price Image
PL0604Benin1. Dress of ye Grandees. 2. Dress of Ye King's Wives of Widah. 3 Agoye, God Of Councils. 4 the King's Favourite. 5 King's Sepulchre. c1750. Engraved by G Child for "A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels"; Printed for Thomas Astley, Published by His Majesty's Authority. Copper engraving.h 228mm x w 140mm£18Image to follow
PL0588BeninCoronation of the King Of Widah, April 1725 from Marchais. Engraved by G Child. Published by Thomas Astley in "A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels". Copper engraving.h 142mm x w 225mm£18Image to follow
PL0603BeninDress of the Female Inhabitants of Widah on the Gold Coast. Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography. c1777. Copper engraving.h 278mm x w 160£20Image to follow
PL0597BeninProcession of the People of Widah, to present offerings to the Grand Snake. / Ceremonies used at the Coronation of the King OF Widah, ON THE Slave Coast, c1878. Engraved for Bankes's New System of Geography. Published by Royal Authority. Copper engraving.h 278mm x w 126mm£20Image to follow
PL0589BeninProcession to ye Temple of ye Great Snake on Crowning ye King. From Marchais, c1750. Copper engraving.h 200mm x w 350mm£35Image to follow
PL0586BeninPunishment of one of the Widahs Wives & her Gallant, c1745. Engraved by G Child. Published by Thomas Astley in "A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels". Copper engraving.h 143mm x 2220mm£18Image to follow
PL0602BeninThe Manner of Beheading Criminals in the Kingdom of Benin, the method of Riding and their mode of Building. Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography. c1777. Copper engraving.h 275mm x w 160£18Image to follow