C1811

WA Western Australia Shark Bay.

Mapmaker:

Louis Claude Desaulses de Freycinet (1779 - 1842)

Map of Shark Bay with three inset maps. On October 25 1616 Dirk Hartog, Captain of the Dutch trading ship “ Eendraght,” landed on what is now known as Cape Inscription on Dirk Hartog Island, becoming the first white man … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

WA Western Australia Shark Bay.

Date:

C1811

Mapmaker:

Louis Claude Desaulses de Freycinet (1779 - 1842)

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

498mm 
x 758mm
AUTHENTICITY
WA Western Australia Shark Bay. - Antique Map from 1811

Genuine antique
dated:

1811

Description:

Map of Shark Bay with three inset maps. On October 25 1616 Dirk Hartog, Captain of the Dutch trading ship “ Eendraght,” landed on what is now known as Cape Inscription on Dirk Hartog Island, becoming the first white man to record his sighting and landing of the Western Australian coast. He erected a post to which he nailed a Pewter Plate recording his visit, then resumed his voyage to Batavia. Insets: Plan de la Baie des Chiens-Marins d’apres les cartes Hollandaises, An 1697? — Plan de la Baie des Chiens-Marins d’apres le Cape. Dampier, An 1699 — Plan de la Baie des Chiens-Marins d’apres le Cape. St. Alouarn, An 1772. Tooley 646

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