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Molluscs and zoophytes
(Mollusques et zoophytes)
plate 30 from A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere... by François Peron and Louis Freycinet. L'Imprimerie Impèriale, Paris 1807-16

colour engraving with hand-colouring
31.6 × 24.2 cm (plate) 34.2 × 24.9 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
inscribed in plate above image printed u.r.: XXX.
inscribed in plate below image printed l.l.: C.A. Lesueur del.
inscribed in plate below image printed l.c.: J. Milbert direx.
inscribed in plate below image printed l.r.: F.res (res in superscript above . ) Lambert sculp.t (t in superscript above . )
inscribed in plate below image printed l.c.: MOLLUSQUES ET Z00PHYTES.
inscribed in plate below image l.c.: 1. PYROSOMA Atlanticum. N. / 2. CUVIERIA Carisochroma. N. / 3. SALPA Cyanogaster. N. / 1.a (a in superscript above . ) Coupe longitudinale du PYROSOMA / 2.a (a in superscript above . ) CUVIERIA Vue en dessus. / 3.a (a in superscript above . ) SALPA Antheliophora N. / 4. SPIRULEA Prototypos. N. / 5. LOLIGO Cardioptera. N. / 6. VELELLA Scaphidia. N. (dessus) / 4.a (a in superscript above . ) Coupe du test. 4.b (b in superscript above . ) Portion grossie. / 5. CALMAR Cardioptere. N. / 6.a (a in superscript above . ) VELELLA Scaphidia. N. (dessous.)
inscribed in plate below image l.c. : De l'lmprimerie de Langlois.
inscribed in plate (in image): (numbers)
Accession Number
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by John Baird, Member, 2005
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Gallery location
Not on display