C1842

Grande rue de Merizo ( Ile Gouaham) [Guam]

Fine lithograph of Merizothe, the southern most village in Guam. Dumont D’Urville in the French ships the Astrolabe and Zelle visited the island. France whose international standing had been overtaken by Britain’s naval dominance, had not taken part in any major voyages of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Grande rue de Merizo ( Ile Gouaham) [Guam]

Date:

C1842

Engraver:

Sabatier 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph with one tint

Image Size: 

290mm 
x 180mm
AUTHENTICITY
Grande rue de Merizo ( Ile Gouaham) [Guam] - Antique View from 1842

Genuine antique
dated:

1842

Description:

Fine lithograph of Merizothe, the southern most village in Guam. Dumont D’Urville in the French ships the Astrolabe and Zelle visited the island.

France whose international standing had been overtaken by Britain’s naval dominance, had not taken part in any major voyages of exploration in the C18th.

Embossed blind stamp “Gide Editeur Paris” denoting that is from the original edition of “Voyage au Pole Sud”.

Louis Le Breton (1818 - 1866)

Louis Le Breton (1818-1866) Breton was French marine artist and was the official artist on board the voyage of exploration under the command of Dumont D'Urville. From 1847 he devoted himself mainly to depicting marine subjects for the French Navy.

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