C1834

Carte Generale de l'Australie, et de la partie sud-ouest de l'Oceanie

Mapmaker:

Adrien Hubert Brue (1786 - 1832)

Very detailed map of Australia with two insets at top left (Australia according to the proposed divisions) and centre (Australia according to the proposed divisions” opposite p.168 of “Considerations on the political geography and geographical nomenclature of Australia” by Captain … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Carte Generale de l’Australie, et de la partie sud-ouest de l’Oceanie

Date:

C1834

Mapmaker:

Adrien Hubert Brue (1786 - 1832)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

513mm 
x 363mm

Paper Size: 

585mm 
x 445mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte Generale de l'Australie, et de la partie sud-ouest de l'Oceanie - Antique Print from 1834

Genuine antique
dated:

1834

Description:

Very detailed map of Australia with two insets at top left (Australia according to the proposed divisions) and centre (Australia according to the proposed divisions” opposite p.168 of
“Considerations on the political geography and geographical nomenclature
of Australia” by Captain Vetch, RE, Journal of the Royal Geographical
Society of London, Vol. VIII (1838), pp.157-169).  

From Brue, Atlas universel de geographie physique,
politique, ancienne & moderne, contenant les cartes generales et
particulieres de toutes les parties du monde.

Biography:

Adrien Hubert Brue (1786-1832)

Brue was born in Paris in 1786 and one of the greatest cartographers of his day. He was a deck hand on the Baudin expedition to the South Seas, initially on the Naturaliste and then transferred to the Casuarina at Port Jackson. He made a great impression on Louis Freycinet the cartographer, and had Brue Reef named after hin in 1803.

He was to become the French Royal Cartographer.

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