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Seafaring: a native canoe or raft. View of the east coast of Schouten Island
(Navigation: pirogue ou radeau des naturels. Vue de la côte orientale de l'ile Schouten)
1824
plate 10 in the Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes (Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands) atlas. Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1824, 2nd edition

Medium
hand-coloured engraving, etching and stipple engraving printed in black and blue ink
Measurements
15.1 × 21.3 cm (image) 24.2 × 31.4 cm (plate) 27.5 × 36.5 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
printed in ink above image u.r.: 10 .
printed in ink below image l.l.-l.r.: Lesueur del. J.Milbert direx. Fortier sculp.
printed in ink below image l.c.: TERRE DE DIÉMEN . / NAVIGATION . / Vue de la Côte Orientale de l'Île SCHOUTEN . / N. B. Le bout de terrein sur lequel repose la grande pirogue n'éxiste pas dans la nature ; la mer sur ce point est parfaitement libre .
Accession Number
2010.96.11
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Joe White Bequest, 2010
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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