C1807

Nouvelle-Hollande: Terre de Witt, Nos. 1,a,5. Terre de Diemen du Nord, Nos.6 et 7.

Coastal profiles of Western Australia and Tasmania. 1. Iles de L’Archipel Champangy (WA) 2. Iles de L’Archipel Bonaparte (WA) 3. Same as above 4. Same as above 5. Same as above 6. Terre de Diemen du Nord (TAS) 7. Same … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Nouvelle-Hollande: Terre de Witt, Nos. 1,a,5. Terre de Diemen du Nord, Nos.6 et 7.

Date:

C1807

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Stipple engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

315mm 
x 240mm
AUTHENTICITY
Nouvelle-Hollande: Terre de Witt, Nos. 1,a,5. Terre de Diemen du Nord, Nos.6 et 7. - Antique Print from 1807

Genuine antique
dated:

1807

Description:

Coastal profiles of Western Australia and Tasmania.

1. Iles de L’Archipel Champangy (WA)

2. Iles de L’Archipel Bonaparte (WA)

3. Same as above

4. Same as above

5. Same as above

6. Terre de Diemen du Nord (TAS)

7. Same as above

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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