Jules S. DUMONT D'URVILLE, Torres Strait Islander heads. Enlarge 1 /1


Calvados, France 1790 – Versailles, France 1842

Torres Strait Islander heads. 1846
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville, Jules. Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee...Atlas [Anthropologie]. Paris: Gide, 1841-1855.
Page: plate 16
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink from one stone Support: white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: Publisher's blindstamp lower centre below image, 'GIDE / Editeur / Paris'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 28.2 h x 35.8 w cm sheet 35.8 h x 54.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.1113
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, December 2005.