France 1801 – 1887

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  • Australia and Pacific 1826-29

Habitation de pecheurs de phoques au Port Western. [House of the seal fishermen, Western Port] 1833
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville. Jules. 'Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe'. Paris: J. Tastu, 1833
Page: plate 21
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; hand-colouredin watercolour with varnished highlights Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 21.8 h x 30.8 w cm lithographic stone-mark 26.2 h x 32.2 w cm sheet 32.1 h x 38.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1985
Accession No: NGA 86.647
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Spencer Scott Sandilands, Melbourne, February 1986.