C1842

Hobart – Town Vue Du Cote du Mont Wellington. (Ile Van-Diemen).

Superb view of early Hobart from Dumont D’Urville’s, second and final voyage on the Astrolabe, which arrived in Hobart in December 1839. After the official illustrator of the expedition died, Le Breton replaced him. Embossed blind stamp “Gide Editeur Paris” … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Hobart – Town Vue Du Cote du Mont Wellington. (Ile Van-Diemen).

Date:

C1842

Condition:

Some minor paper discolouration, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

295mm 
x 195mm

Paper Size: 

494mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
Hobart - Town Vue Du Cote du Mont Wellington. (Ile Van-Diemen). - Antique View from 1842

Genuine antique
dated:

1842

Description:

Superb view of early Hobart from Dumont D’Urville’s, second and final voyage on the Astrolabe, which arrived in Hobart in December 1839. After the official illustrator of the expedition died, Le Breton replaced him.

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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