C1828

Gd. Archipel D'Asie: Entrevue Avec les Naturels de L'Ile Ombai.

Artist:

J.Arago

Rare French engraving of Alor Island. From Louis Claude de S. de Freycinet’s, “Voyage autour du Monde… Historique”. Note the Historique which contained the topographical views volume was published in 1828. In 1817, he commanded the Uranie, in which Louis … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Gd. Archipel D’Asie: Entrevue Avec les Naturels de L’Ile Ombai.

Date:

C1828

Artist:

J.Arago

Condition:

Repaired 25mm tear from lower sheet edge to lettering in title, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

325mm 
x 220mm
AUTHENTICITY
Gd. Archipel D'Asie: Entrevue Avec les Naturels de L'Ile Ombai. - Antique Print from 1828

Genuine antique
dated:

1828

Description:

Rare French engraving of Alor Island.

From Louis Claude de S. de Freycinet’s, “Voyage autour du Monde… Historique”. Note the Historique which contained the topographical views volume was published in 1828. In 1817, he commanded the Uranie, in which Louis Isidore Duperrey, Jacques Arago, Adrien Taunay the Younger and others went to Rio de Janeiro, to take a series of pendulum measurements as well as a larger scheme for obtaining observations, not only in geography and ethnology, but in astronomy, terrestrial magnetism, and meteorology, and for the collection of specimens in natural history. The voyage visited Australia, Mariana Islands, Hawaii, Timor, Guam, New Zealand.

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