Louis LE BRETONAuguste E. MAYER, Echouage des corvettes dans le Canal Mauvais, Detroit de Torres [The grounding of the corvettes in the Canal Mauvais, Torres Strait] Enlarge 1 /1

Louis LE BRETON

Douarnenez, Brittany, France 1818 – 1866

print after

  • Australian waters between 1839-40

Auguste MAYER

Brest, France 1805 – 1890

lithographer

Echouage des corvettes dans le Canal Mauvais, Detroit de Torres [The grounding of the corvettes in the Canal Mauvais, Torres Strait] 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 187
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'.
Dimensions: printed image 27.2 h x 39.8 w cm sheet 35.7 h x 55.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.1120
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Queensland Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, December 2005.