C1824

Ile Timor. Vue d'un Cimitiere Malais, d'une parties de la Baie et de la Ville Coupang, de I'lle Simao et de I'lle Kera.

Rare engraving from the ill fated Baudin expedition of  Timor Island. View of a Malaysian cemetery, parts of  Coupang, Simao Island and Kera Island. From Peron, Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes.  

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Full Title:

Ile Timor. Vue d’un Cimitiere Malais, d’une parties de la Baie et de la Ville Coupang, de I’lle Simao et de I’lle Kera.

Date:

C1824

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

208mm 
x 150mm
AUTHENTICITY
Ile Timor. Vue d'un Cimitiere Malais, d'une parties de la Baie et de la Ville Coupang, de I'lle Simao et de I'lle Kera. - Antique Print from 1824

Genuine antique
dated:

1824

Description:

Rare engraving from the ill fated Baudin expedition of  Timor Island. View of a Malaysian cemetery, parts of  Coupang, Simao Island and Kera Island.

From Peron, Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes.

 

Charles Alexander Lesueur (1778 - 1846)

French natural history and topographical artist on board the lavishly equipped scientific expedition prepared by the Institut de France with the ambitions to explore the southern parts of the Eastern Hemisphere, in two corvettes, Geographe and the Naturaliste. Lesueur was taken on not as an artist or scientist but as an assistant gunner. Nichloas Baudin the commander of the expedition soon discovered Lesueur's talents and employed him as an illustrator for his private journal. His prolific output and the quality of his drawings during this important voyage is a testament to his artistic talents.

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