Louis DE SAINSONLOHSE, Pirogue aus zusammengenaketer baumrinde; Der Casuar. Der Lyravogel; Tanz der Eingeborenen von Australien; Wambat oder Desman. Schnabelthier. [A canoe made from bark; The cassowary. Lyre bird; Dance of the natives of Australia; Wombat (sic) or Koala, platypus.] Enlarge 1 /1


France 1801 – 1887

print after

  • Australia and Pacific 1826-29



  • active Germany 1830s

Pirogue aus zusammengenaketer baumrinde
Der Casuar. Der Lyravogel
Tanz der Eingeborenen von Australien
Wambat oder Desman. Schnabelthier. [A canoe made from bark
The cassowary. Lyre bird
Dance of the natives of Australia
Wombat (sic) or Koala, platypus.]
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville, Jules Sebastien Cesar, Malerische Reise um die Welt (Voyage pittoresque autour du monde), [Leipzig: Baumgartner, 1835].
Place made: Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etchings, printed in black ink, each from one steel plate Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image (overall) 17.4 h x 22.4 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.58
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Australia, Animal: Koala Australia, Animal: Bird, Lyrebird Australia, Animal: Platypus Australia, Animal: Wombat
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.