C1824

galago-senegalensis-tarsius-fuscomanus-30814

Mapmaker:

Karl Joseph Brodtmann (1787 - 1862)

Omai (more correctly Mae or Mai), was the young Raiatean (Society Islands) taken on theAdventureto England. He was the embodiment of the concept of the ‘noble savage’ put forward by the influential French philosopher Rousseau. Omai was instrumental during Cook’s … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

galago-senegalensis-tarsius-fuscomanus-30814

Date:

C1824

Mapmaker:

Karl Joseph Brodtmann (1787 - 1862)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Lithograph

Image Size: 

150mm 
x 170mm
AUTHENTICITY
galago-senegalensis-tarsius-fuscomanus-30814 - Antique Map from 1824

Genuine antique
dated:

1824

Description:

Omai (more correctly Mae or Mai), was the young Raiatean (Society Islands) taken on theAdventureto England. He was the embodiment of the concept of the ‘noble savage’ put forward by the influential French philosopher Rousseau. Omai was instrumental during Cook’s second and final voyages in being able to communicate with the natives of the Polynesian islands visited by cook. Omai’s return was also one of the specific tasks contained in the Admiralty’s instructions for Cook’s third voyage.

From Naturhistorische Abbildungen der Saeugethiere

Mapmaker:

Karl Joseph Brodtmann (1787-1862) 

Brodtman was a Swiss artist, lithographer and a publisher.

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