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By Donald F. Lach

ISBN-10: 0226467309

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Released 1970
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Published September 1970

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306. 67 Compiled from W. M. ). The Writings ofAlbrtcht Diim (London, 1911). pp. 98. 100. 103. 104. lOS. 109. III. 113. 1140 115. 116. u3. t lands. Indeed. 68 Others were likewise to marvel at the "subde ingenia," but few were to leave their reactions so sharply and clearly expressed. 69 While feather aeations were regularly imported from America, it should be recalled that even at this early date DUrer bought "Calicut feathers" in Antwerp. Hans Burgkmair in his wooc:lcut gave feather skirts and headdresses to the "people of Calicut" (pI.

N The catalogue of the Leyden c:ollection wu prepared by its buyer, Jakob Voom, and publilbecl in 1691. See Murray, lIP. tit. (n. I), I, :&9-30. I have Dot seen the Bngliah original, but I have c:onau1ted the French tramlation 9f 1704 by Gerard Blandten. , I, 9S-96; abo see M. Boyer,}tIpIIIIUe&ponlAfum ••• in the NIftiotuIl Museum ofDttvruri (Copenhagen. 19S9), p. 4S· It Henela, op. tit. (n. CollectiOfJS of Curiosities 3 GERMANY AND AUSTRIA The close political ties of the Habsburgs to Spain and the Low Countries and the constant commercial intercourse between Antwerp (later also Amsterdam) and the Hanseatic and south German mercantile centen brought Germany at an early date into intimate touch with the discoveries and Asian trade.

LA %oOWgie /III stizUme sUcle (Paris. 1962). p. I~. [I2 ] Portugal tmt1 Spain boasted a bed and a carved and gilded table from the Portuguese Indies. 36 Martaban jan, huge earthenware pots utilized as water and oil casks aboard Asian and Portuguese ships, were evidently brought back in sizable numbers (as they were in the following century to Holland) for use in the homes and institutions of the Iberian peninsula. 3 7 The Habsburg rulers of Spain, like their German relatives, began to collect oddities at an early date.

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