Douarnenez, Brittany, France 1818 – 1866

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  • Australian waters between 1839-40

Jacques WERNER

France 1798 – 1856

print after

Pierre Francois Eugene GIRAUD

Paris, France 1806 – 1881


Koala, Brun [Koala, brown] between 1841 and 1855
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 17.
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured Support: white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: plate-mark 41.2 h x 27.8 w cm sheet 54.8 h x 35.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.1099
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Australia, Animal: Koala
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, December 2005.