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Venning Collection

Background imageVenning Collection: Man, woman and baby of Corea, Korea, 1818

Man, woman and baby of Corea, Korea, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World, Darton

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of China, 1818

Man and woman of China, 1818. Man with tobacco pipe, holding hands with a woman. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal

Background imageVenning Collection: Aztec man and woman of Mexico, 1818

Aztec man and woman of Mexico, 1818
Man and woman of Mexico, 1818. Aztec man, woman and child carrying basket of clothes, bow and stick.Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being

Background imageVenning Collection: Khoikhoi man and woman, South Africa, 1818

Khoikhoi man and woman, South Africa, 1818. They wear animal skins and woven skirts and stand in front of huts covered in animal hides

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Cochin China (Vietnam) 1818

Man and woman of Cochin China (Vietnam) 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World, Darton

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Arabia, 1818

Man and woman of Arabia, 1818. The man wears a turban, cloak, sash and harem pants, the woman wears a veil over a long dress

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Catalonia dancing the fandango, 1818

Man and woman of Catalonia dancing the fandango, 1818. A musician plays a lute behind them. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Murcia, Spain, 1818

Man and woman of Murcia, Spain, 1818. The man wears the traditional folk costume of jacket, sash and wide breeches. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of the Land of Fire or Tierra del Fugo, 1818

Man and woman of the Land of Fire or Tierra del Fugo, 1818. Yaghan people wearing sea-calf skin cloaks and woven skirts. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Vienna, Austria, 1818

Man and woman of Vienna, Austria, 1818. She carries a basket of wares to sell. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of the Isle of Tanna, Vanuatu, 1818

Man and woman of the Isle of Tanna, Vanuatu, 1818. They wear grass skirts and necklaces, the man holds a cudgel and the woman panpipes

Background imageVenning Collection: Otaheiteans or natives of Tahiti, Polynesia, 1818

Otaheiteans or natives of Tahiti, Polynesia, 1818. Tahitian man and woman in cloak and skirt in front of a palm tree. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Guianna or Guyana, South America, 1818

Man and woman of Guianna or Guyana, South America, 1818. They wear striped skirts, carry bow, arrows and basket in front of a cabin or carbet

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of the Isle of Paques or Easter Island, 1818

Man and woman of the Isle of Paques or Easter Island, 1818. They wear feather headdresses, cloaks and skirts, and the man holds a cudgel

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, Polynesia

Man and woman of Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, Polynesia
Man and woman of Nuku Hiva (St. Christian), Marquesas Islands, Polynesia, 1818. Chief and woman in elaborate feather headdress, cloak and robes with basket and stick

Background imageVenning Collection: Carib women of Martinique, Antilles, West Indies, 1818

Carib women of Martinique, Antilles, West Indies, 1818
Women of Martinique, Antilles, West Indies, 1818. Carib people in skirts, bandanas. One woman carries a basket on her head

Background imageVenning Collection: Peruvians or Inca people, 1818

Peruvians or Inca people, 1818
Peruvians or Inca people of Peru, 1818. They wear feather headdresses, cloak and skirt, and the man carries a bow and quiver of arrows

Background imageVenning Collection: Inhabitants of California, America, 1818

Inhabitants of California, America, 1818. They wear feather headdresses, and the woman wears a grass skirt and carries a basket on a stick

Background imageVenning Collection: Natives of Virginia, America, 1818

Natives of Virginia, America, 1818. (Virginia was populated by Cherokee, Shawnee, Lenape, Mingo and other tribes.) The man carries a bow and arrow, and both wear feathers in their hair

Background imageVenning Collection: Iroquois Indians of Canada, 1818

Iroquois Indians of Canada, 1818. The man carries a musket, bow and quiver of arrows, and the woman holds a baby in a papoose

Background imageVenning Collection: Peasants of Bohemia drinking in a tavern, 1818

Peasants of Bohemia drinking in a tavern, 1818
Peasants of Bohemia drinking wine in a tavern, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of the Land of Natal, South Africa, 1818

Man and woman of the Land of Natal, South Africa, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Jagga or Chaga, Africa, 1818

Man and woman of Jagga or Chaga, Africa, 1818
Man and woman of Jagga, from the kingdoms of Monoemugi and Caffraria, Africa, 1818. Chaga people of Tanzania with woven skirts, bow, quiver and arrows, basket

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Congo, Africa, 1818

Man and woman of Congo, Africa, 1818
Man and woman of Congo or Lower Guinea, Africa, 1818. The man wears a conical hat, and the woman a striped shawl and skirt

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Cacongo, on the coast of Loango, 1818

Man and woman of Cacongo, on the coast of Loango, 1818. (Angola, West Africa). The man carries a small round wooden boat on his back, and another man climbs a palm tree behind him

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Issinia, Guinea, West Africa, 1818

Man and woman of Issinia, Guinea, West Africa, 1818. The man sits in front of a hut built of reeds and palm leaves, the woman carries a baby on her back

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Senegal, 1818

Man and woman of Senegal, 1818. The man carries a bow and quiver of arrows. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal

Background imageVenning Collection: Bijogos man and woman of Cazegut (Guinea Bissau), 1818

Bijogos man and woman of Cazegut (Guinea Bissau), 1818
Bijogos man and woman of Cazegut (Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau, West Africa), 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Tunis, Algiers or Tripoli, 1818

Man and woman of Tunis, Algiers or Tripoli, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World, Darton

Background imageVenning Collection: A Copt man and woman of Egypt, 1818

A Copt man and woman of Egypt, 1818. Coptic Christian people of Egypt in front of the pyramids. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Paris standing in front of a fountain, 1818

Man and woman of Paris standing in front of a fountain, 1818
Man and woman of Paris standing in front of a fountain. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World

Background imageVenning Collection: A female Mamelouk of Cairo in Egypt, 1818

A female Mamelouk of Cairo in Egypt, 1818. Mamluk woman in turban seated on a cushion on a terrace being served tea by a servant

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1818

Man and woman of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1818. The man smokes a tobacco pipe and holds a lance, the woman wears a short tunic dress and holds a basket of fruit

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of the Molucco Isles (Maluku Islands), 1818

Man and woman of the Molucco Isles (Maluku Islands), 1818. Melanesian people with shield, spear, quiver of arrows. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Goa, India, 1818

Man and woman of Goa, India, 1818. They wear headdresses with feathers, tunics and cloaks. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of

Background imageVenning Collection: Women of Normandy, France, in a kitchen, 1818

Women of Normandy, France, in a kitchen, 1818. They wear elaborate tall lace headdresses. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Hindostan or Hindustan, 1818

Man and woman of Hindostan or Hindustan, 1818. The man wears a turban, tunic, sash and harem pants and holds a saber, the woman wears a veil, shawl and dress

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Persia, 1818

Man and woman of Persia, 1818. The man wears a turban, cloack, tunic, harem pants and scimitar, the woman wears a turban with veil, cloak and dress

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Palestine, 1818

Man and woman of Palestine, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World, Darton

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Armenia, 1818

Man and woman of Armenia, 1818. The man wears a turban, coat, tunic and breeches, the woman wears an embroidered dress. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical

Background imageVenning Collection: Women of the Isle of Nio or Ios, Greece, 1818

Women of the Isle of Nio or Ios, Greece, 1818. One woman spins yarn on a spinning wheel and another holds a spindle. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of the Isle of Santorini, Greece, 1818

Man and woman of the Isle of Santorini, Greece, 1818. The man wears jacket, sash and harem pants. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Constantinople, Ottoman Empire, 1818

Man and woman of Constantinople, Ottoman Empire, 1818. The man wears a turban and ermine-trim coat and smokes a long tobacco pipe, the woman in dress and harem pants

Background imageVenning Collection: Sami people, Laplanders, man and woman of Lapland, 1818

Sami people, Laplanders, man and woman of Lapland, 1818. The man holds a brace of fish and points to a man riding a sleigh drawn by a reindeer

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of St. Petersburg, Russia

Man and woman of St. Petersburg, Russia. The man has a tray of bottles on his head and the woman carries a basket of eggs

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Strasbourg, Alsace, France, 1818

Man and woman of Strasbourg, Alsace, France, 1818. The woman shows her wares on a table in a garden. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being

Background imageVenning Collection: Man and woman of Naples, Italy, 1818

Man and woman of Naples, Italy, 1818. The man carries a tray of grapes on his head, while a boy holds a box and shawl on his head

Background imageVenning Collection: Peasamt women of the environs of Baden, Germany, 1818

Peasamt women of the environs of Baden, Germany, 1818. One holds a round shield. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal



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