ASTROLABE Insects Entamologie Plate 6 TATSU J. Paris, Copperplate Engraving 1826-1829 Australia NZ

ASTROLABE Insects Entamologie Plate 6 TATSU J. Paris, Copperplate Engraving 1826-1829 Australia NZ

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Date: 1826 - 1829

Artist: Captain Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville

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Engraver: Tatsu J    

Paper Size: 340 x 525mm

Condition: Some discoloration at lower edge of paper

Technique: Copperplate engraving

Price: $495

Description Elephant folio size on beautiful paper of the early 1800"s 

Provenance:

 The Voyage of the Astrolabe 1826 - 1829

The voyage of the Astrolabe was, arguably, France’s last and greatest scientific voyage of discovery by sail. Under the skillful leadership of Captain Jules Sébastien César Dumont d’Urville, the Astrolabe and the Zélée would discover and claim Adélie land in Antarctica, amass a vast collection of botanical and zoological specimens, and advise the French government against attempting to create a colony at Akaroa in New Zealand.

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