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Sea elephants, or elephant seals (Phoca proboscidea. N.), King Island, Bass Strait
(Eléphant-marin, ou phoque à trompe, de l'ile King, , dans le détroit de Bass)
1824
plate 62 in the Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes (Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands) atlas. Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1824, 2nd edition

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
14.7 × 20.7 cm (image) 24.1 × 32.5 cm (plate) 27.7 × 36.9 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
printed in ink above image u.r.: 62 .
Printed in ink in image l.l.: Long.r (r in superscript above . ) des Phoques 25 à 30 pieds .
Printed in ink below image l.l.-l.r.: C . A. Lesueur del. J.Milbert direx. Gravé à l'eau-forte par Pillement et terminé par Duparc .
printed in ink below image l.c.: NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE : Île King . / L'ÉLÉPHANT - MARIN ou PHOQUE À TROMPE . (Phoca proboscidea , N.) / Vue de la Baie des Eléphants .
Accession Number
2010.96.63
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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