C1841

MEXICO-Vue d’Acapulco, prise du mouillage de la Venus.

Rare lithograph of Acapulco on the west coast of Mexico, from Dupetit-Thouars’ account of his stay in California, in 1837, is one of the most important and complete records of the Mexican period. One of the rarest of all French … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

MEXICO-Vue d’Acapulco, prise du mouillage de la Venus.

Date:

C1841

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with one tint.

Image Size: 

385mm 
x 175mm

Paper Size: 

520mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
MEXICO-Vue d'Acapulco, prise du mouillage de la Venus. - Antique View from 1841

Genuine antique
dated:

1841

Description:

Rare lithograph of Acapulco on the west coast of Mexico, from Dupetit-Thouars’ account of his stay in California, in 1837, is one of the most important and complete records of the Mexican period. One of the rarest of all French voyages of discovery.

The final stage of the voyage of the Venus in Mexico, finished at Acapulco on 8/1/38.

Rare lithograph from the official account by Abel du Petit-Thouars, Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Venus 1836-1839.

 

References:
Howgego, J. Encyclopedia of Exploration 1800-1850. Sydney 2004: D38 p.185-187.
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 2970.
Hill, J. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. San Diego 1974: 518.
Sabin, J. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time. New York. (1936) 1967.: 21354.


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Bibliotheque Nationale de France: Identifier : ark:/12148/bpt6k6334269p

Romuald Georges Menard (1778 - 1846)

French cartographer and surveyor. He was attached to the Cadastral Survey of the city of Paris and is best known for his Atlas National des Departments et des Possessions de la France in which all the maps are beautifully embellished.

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