C1838

Oceanie

Very decorative c.19th engraved map of Australia and the Pacific decorated with elaborate borders comprised of natives, European naval figures and tropical foliage. From Victor Levassuer, Atlas universel illustre, Paris. References: Tooley 858 Collections; Maritime Museum of Tasmania: Object number D_1999.83 National … Read Full Description

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S/N: AUIL-050-AM–188088
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Full Title:

Oceanie

Date:

C1838

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

425mm 
x 297mm

Paper Size: 

515mm 
x 360mm
AUTHENTICITY
Oceanie - Antique Map from 1838

Genuine antique
dated:

1838

Description:

Very decorative c.19th engraved map of Australia and the Pacific decorated with elaborate borders comprised of natives, European naval figures and tropical foliage.

From Victor Levassuer, Atlas universel illustre, Paris.

References:
Tooley 858

Collections;
Maritime Museum of Tasmania: Object number D_1999.83
National Library of Australia:  Bib ID1810333

Victor Levasseur (1800 - 1870)

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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