C1841

Panorama de la Baie de Simon, au Cap de Bonne-Esperance, prise du mouillage de la Venus (1re. Feuille.)

Impressive and rare panorama of Simons town, False Bay, South Africa. The town is named after Simon van der Stel, an early governor of the Cape Colony. From Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Venus 1836-1839. References: Hill, J. The … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Panorama de la Baie de Simon, au Cap de Bonne-Esperance, prise du mouillage de la Venus (1re. Feuille.)

Date:

C1841

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with one tint and hand coloured.

Image Size: 

1990mm 
x 195mm

Paper Size: 

520mm 
x 340mm
AUTHENTICITY
Panorama de la Baie de Simon, au Cap de Bonne-Esperance, prise du  mouillage de la Venus (1re. Feuille.) - Antique View from 1841

Genuine antique
dated:

1841

Description:

Impressive and rare panorama of Simons town, False Bay, South Africa. The town is named after Simon van der Stel, an early governor of the Cape Colony.

From Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Venus 1836-1839.

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

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1320532

 

 

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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