C1807

Carte contenant Les Parties de la Nouvelle Irlande, de la Nouv.le Hanovre, et des iles de L'Amiraute..

Mapmaker:

Charles Francois Beautemps-Beaupre (1766 - 1854)

Two large scale maps of New Ireland, New Hanover and Admiralty Islands both showing the tracks of Recherche and Esperance in 1792-1793 from the official account of D’Entrecasteux’s voyage. D’Entrecasteaux in the ships, La Recherche and L’Esp�rance under Huon de … Read Full Description

$A 245

In stock

S/N: ADVBE-PI-NG-033–219376
(F13)
Categories:
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

Carte contenant Les Parties de la Nouvelle Irlande, de la Nouv.le Hanovre, et des iles de L’Amiraute..

Date:

C1807

Mapmaker:

Charles Francois Beautemps-Beaupre (1766 - 1854)

Condition:

A few minor tears at sheet edge otherwise in good condition. Strong impression with wide margins. Centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

750mm 
x 495mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte contenant Les Parties de la Nouvelle Irlande, de la Nouv.le Hanovre, et des iles de L'Amiraute.. - Antique Print from 1807

Genuine antique
dated:

1807

Description:

Two large scale maps of New Ireland, New Hanover and Admiralty Islands both showing the tracks of Recherche and Esperance in 1792-1793 from the official account of D’Entrecasteux’s voyage. D’Entrecasteaux in the ships, La Recherche and L’Esp�rance under Huon de Kermadec, sailed in 1791 sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, along the southern Australia coast from Cape Leeuwin easterly, and then into the Pacific. With orders not only to search for La Perouse but to also make scientific discoveries and to chart the coasts. They were instructed to the accuracy of the exisiting earlier Dutch and d’Apres charts of the South Indian and South Pacific Oceans. The hydrographer on the expedition was Beautemps-Beaupre.

Biography:

Charles-François Beautemps-Beaupré (1766-1854) 

Beautemps-Beaupre was a French hydrographer, hydrographic engineer and cartographer.

He accompanied the D’Entrecasteaux expedition in search of La Pérouse in 1791, and made a valuable contribution of to the charting of the Pacific. Subsequently he was employed in all of the important hydrographic labours undertaken during the First French Empire and the Bourbon Restoration. He was elected a member of the Académie des sciences in 1810 and was appointed chief hydrographer and keeper of the Dépôt de la Marine (predecessor of the Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service) in 1814.

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.