Paris, France 1803 – Brazil 1828

print after

Pierre-Antoine MARCHAIS

France 1763 – 1869

draughtsman, intermediary


1789 – 1847


Nlle. Hollande, Baie des Chiens-marins, nid gigantesque trouve sur l'ile Dirck-Hatichs. [New Holland, Bay of Sharks, huge nest found on Dirk Hartog Island.] 1825
Collection Title: Freycinet, Louis de. 'Voyage autour du monde... Atlas historique', Paris: Pillet Aîné, 1825
Page: plate 13
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour at a later date Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression with later hand-colouring
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 18.8 h x 26.8 w cm plate mark 23.8 h x 32.2 w cm sheet 31.8 h x 48.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Wordsworth Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1043
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Collection: The Wordsworth collection of Western Australian colonial art, acquired 2010. Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Marie Louise Wordsworth, Perth, October 2010.