France 1801 – 1887

print after

  • Australia and Pacific 1826-29

Charles BEYER

Germany 1792 – France 1863


  • France from 1820

Danse des naturels de l'Australie, Ornithorrynque and Wombat ou desman [Dance of Australian natives, Duck-billed platypus and Wombat or desman] 1835
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville, Jules. Voyage pittoresque autour du monde. Paris: L. Tenré et Henri Dupuy, vol. 1, 1834, vol. 2, 1835
Page: collection record
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one steel plate Support: thin smooth off-white paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image (overall) 19.9 h x 11.9 w cm sheet (sight) 23.0 h x 14.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr Paul Gerber, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.1010.1-2
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Australia, Animal: Platypus Australia, Animal: Wombat
  • Collection of Dr. Paul Gerber.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Dr. Paul Gerber, Melbourne, 2009.