C1842

Village D’Umata. ( Ile Gouaham) [Guam]

Fine lithograph of Umatac, formerly called Umata, a village on the southwestern coast of Guam. Dumont D’Urville in the French ships the, Astrolabe and Zelle visited the island. France whose international standing had been overtaken by Britain’s naval dominance, had not taken part … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Village D’Umata. ( Ile Gouaham) [Guam]

Date:

C1842

Engraver:

Sabatier 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph with one tint

Image Size: 

405mm 
x 265mm
AUTHENTICITY
Village D'Umata. ( Ile Gouaham) [Guam] - Antique View from 1842

Genuine antique
dated:

1842

Description:

Fine lithograph of Umatac, formerly called Umata, a village on the southwestern coast of Guam. Dumont D’Urville in the French ships the, Astrolabe and Zelle visited the island.

France whose international standing had been overtaken by Britain’s naval dominance, had not taken part in any major voyages of exploration in the C18th.

Embossed blind stamp “Gide Editeur Paris” denoting that is from the original edition of “Voyage au Pole Sud”.

Louis Le Breton (1818 - 1866)

Louis Le Breton (1818-1866) Breton was French marine artist and was the official artist on board the voyage of exploration under the command of Dumont D'Urville. From 1847 he devoted himself mainly to depicting marine subjects for the French Navy.

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