Louis LE BRETONP. BLANCHARD, New - Town (Ile Van Diemen). [New Town, Van Diemen's Land] Enlarge 1 /1


Douarnenez, Brittany, France 1818 – 1866

print after

  • Australian waters between 1839-40




  • working France 1840s

New - Town (Ile Van Diemen). [New Town, Van Diemen's Land] 1841
Collection Title: Dumont D'Urville, Jules. 'Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee...Atlas [Pittoresque]'. Paris: Gide, 1841-1855.
Page: plate 162
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-coloured Support: thin cream laid paper on soft wove paper (chine colle)
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: - 16.1 h x 24.8 w cm printed image 18.9 h x 24.8 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 29.0 w cm backing sheet 34.4 h x 48.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1829
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Masterpiece Fine Art Gallery, Hobart, August 1986.