JOHANN GEORG HECK
History and Ethnology - Tef 12 - Rome
Figs. 1-3. Emperors, 4,5. Empresses, 6,7. Senators, 8. Philosopher 9. Lictor, 10. Citizen and his wife, 11,12. Youths 13-16. Women 17-29. Female headgear, 30-32. Male headgear.
Sheet Size 9.25 x 11.75 inches
Publisher: D Appleton and Company, New York
VG condition with Age toning to sheet
Johann Georg Heck
From Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art, 1857. First appeared between 1849 and 1851 in the Leipzig branch of the publishing house FA Brockhaus as a supplement to the Conversations Lexicon or encyclopedic hand dictionary for educated estates. Most known for it's iconic detailed and lively imagry, contained 500 steel engravings, with more than 12000 illustrations.