Douarnenez, Brittany, France 1818 – 1866

  • Australian waters between 1839-40

Monuments funeraires de I'ile Toud (Detroit de Torres). [Torres Strait Island funerary monument] 1846
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville, Jules. Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee...Atlas [Pittoresque]'. Paris: Gide, 1841-1855.
Page: plate 189
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: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'N04 / FV'.
Dimensions: printed image 18.4 h x 33.8 w cm sheet 34.9 h x 48.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.1118
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, December 2005.