C1827

Plan de l’île Borabora. Vue de l’île Borabora ; le point A restant au S. 30° O. du monde, à la distance de 10 milles.

Mapmaker:

Ambroise Tardieu (1788 - 1841)

Superb engraved chart of Tahiti from the Voyage Autour Du Monde, being the voyage of the Coquille commanded by Louis Duperrey  in 1822-5. At top is a striking engraved view of the island. Rare. This ship visited many Pacific Islands including … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Plan de l’île Borabora. Vue de l’île Borabora ; le point A restant au S. 30° O. du monde, à la distance de 10 milles.

Date:

C1827

Mapmaker:

Ambroise Tardieu (1788 - 1841)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured stipple engraving.

Image Size: 

365mm 
x 500mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plan de l'île Borabora. Vue de l'île Borabora ; le point A restant au S. 30° O. du monde, à la distance de 10 milles. - Antique Map from 1827

Genuine antique
dated:

1827

Description:

Superb engraved chart of Tahiti from the Voyage Autour Du Monde, being the voyage of the Coquille commanded by Louis Duperrey  in 1822-5. At top is a striking engraved view of the island. Rare.

This ship visited many Pacific Islands including New Guinea, Tonga, Society Islands, New Zealand, Tahiti and Australia. They collected thousands of specimens, many of which were new to science.

Mapmaker:

Ambroise Tardieu (1788-1841) 

French cartographer and engraver of Paris Rue de Sorbonne No 385 was born in 1788 and died in 1841. Tardieu composed maps for Voyages of La Harpe 1821, for Dumont Durvill 1833 and an Atlas Universal in 1842. He also worked for the depot marine.

 Louis Isadore Duperrey

Superb engraving from “Voyage Autour Du Monde” being the voyage of the Coquille commanded by Louis Duperrey in 1822-5. The ship visited many Pacific Island, including N.Guinea, Tonga, Society Isls, NZ, Tahiti and Australia. They collected thousands of specimens, many of which were new to science.

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