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Charles-Alexander LESUEUR

France 1778 – 1846

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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nouvelle galles de Sud. [platypus] [New Holland: New South Wales.] 1807
Collection Title: Peron, Francois and Freycinet, Louis. 'Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes… Atlas par Mm. Lesueur et Petit'. Paris: De l'Imprimerie Imperiale [undated but 1807]
Page: plate 34
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 15.2 h x 26.0 w cm printed image and text 19.8 h x 26.0 w cm sheet (sight) 26.3 h x 35.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Bill Hamilton, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.1019
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Australia, Animal: Platypus
  • Collection of Bill Hamilton.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Bill Hamilton, Canberra, 2009.
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