C1774

Isle de Sir Charles Saunder. Isle Osnabrug. Isle de l'Amiral Keppel. Isle de Wallis.

French edition of the engraved titled; [Sir Charles Saunders Island. Osnaburg Island. Boscawens Island. Adml. Keppels Island. Wallis’s Island.] Coastal profiles of five islands in or adjacent to the Tonga Islands group which Wallis explored in the Dolphin, from 28th … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Isle de Sir Charles Saunder. Isle Osnabrug. Isle de l’Amiral Keppel. Isle de Wallis.

Date:

C1774

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

One small spot otherwise in good condition with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

238mm 
x 183mm

Paper Size: 

290mm 
x 230mm

Platemark Size: 

260mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
Isle de Sir Charles Saunder. Isle Osnabrug. Isle de l'Amiral Keppel. Isle de Wallis. - Antique View from 1774

Genuine antique
dated:

1774

Description:

French edition of the engraved titled; [Sir Charles Saunders Island. Osnaburg Island. Boscawens Island. Adml. Keppels Island. Wallis’s Island.]

Coastal profiles of five islands in or adjacent to the Tonga Islands group which Wallis explored in the Dolphin, from 28th July 1767;

1. Sir Charles Saunders Island [Maiao] in
the Windward Islands of the Society Islands
2. Osnaburg Island [Mehetia] in the Society Islands in the vicinity of Wallis Island
3. Admiral Keppel Island of Wallis [Niuatoputapu]
4. Boscawens Island
[Tafahi] which adjoins Niuatoputapu
5. Wallis Island in the
Wallis and Futuna Island group.

From the French edition of Hawkesworth, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere,..

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