Item #4202805 Ile Ombai: Armes et Ornements. FREYCINET, COUTANT after Jacques ARAGO, engraver.

Ile Ombai: Armes et Ornements.

Paris: 1822.

Engraving, 240 x 320mm (proof state before plates numbered).

Proof impression of this study of Timorese artefacts

Weapons and armour recorded by French explorers from inhabitants of the north coat of Timor, bordered by the Ombai Strait; this is a rare example of a proof impression, printed before plate number has been added, of an engraving from the Louis de Freycinet account of the voyage of the Uranie. It was ultimately published as plate no. 35 in the Atlas Historique, Voyage autour du monde.

Weapons and armour recorded by French explorers from inhabitants of the north coat of Timor, bordered by the Ombai Strait; this is a rare example of a proof impression, printed before plate number has been added, of an engraving from the Louis de Freycinet account of the voyage of the Uranie. It was ultimately published as plate no. 35 in the Atlas Historique, Voyage autour du monde.

Price (AUD): $1,800.00

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