France 1801 – 1887

print after

  • Australia and Pacific 1826-29

Naturels de la Tasmanie pechant des coqillages
Dasyures devorant un phoque [Natives of Tasmania shellfishing
Quolls devouring a seal].
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville, Jules. Voyage pittoresque autour du monde. Paris: L. Tenré et Henri Dupuy, vol. 1, 1834, vol. 2, 1835
Page: vol.2, plate 42.
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
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) 19.8 h x 12.2 w cm sheet 28.5 h x 19.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.42
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.