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Charles-Alexander LESUEUR

France 1778 – 1846

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France 1807 – 1830



France 1766 – 1840


Nouvelle-Hollande: Île King: Le wombat 1807
Collection Title: Peron, Francois and Freycinet, Louis. 'Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes: execute par ordre de S.M. l'Empereur et Roi sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la goelette le Casuarina pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 & 1804 '. Paris: De l'Imprimerie Imperiale [1807]
Page: plate 28
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper stipple engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 6.0 h x 23.4 w cm plate-mark 24.4 h x 31.3 w cm sheet 35.0 h x 26.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4131.28
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French Australia, Animal: Wombat
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2013.