Engraving of Vanikoro captioned 'Monument à la mémoire de Lapèrouse'…. LA PEROUSE MEMORIAL, Domeny de RIENZI.

Engraving of Vanikoro captioned 'Monument à la mémoire de Lapèrouse'…
Engraving of Vanikoro captioned 'Monument à la mémoire de Lapèrouse'…

Paris: Didot Fréres, 1836.

Engraving, 135 x 220 mm.

Charming engraved plate depicting the memorial to La Pérouse erected by the Dumont d'Urville expedition to Vanikoro. The plate was published in Domeny de Rienzi's Océanie ou Cinquième partie du monde, revue géographique et ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de Mélanésie (Paris 1836). This book condensed and clarified information and images from the great French voyages of the first decades of the nineteenth-century including Freycinet, Duperrey and Dumont d'Urville.

Charming engraved plate depicting the memorial to La Pérouse erected by the Dumont d'Urville expedition to Vanikoro. The plate was published in Domeny de Rienzi's Océanie ou Cinquième partie du monde, revue géographique et ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de Mélanésie (Paris 1836). This book condensed and clarified information and images from the great French voyages of the first decades of the nineteenth-century including Freycinet, Duperrey and Dumont d'Urville.

Price (AUD): $120.00  other currencies Ref: #3509128

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