PCT-56806

Plan de l'Ile Bouka. Expedition de la Corvette de S.M. la Coquille - Tardieu (1825)

  • Technic: Etching/engraving on laid paper. Watermark
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Sheet overall a little browned. A small stain in the right margin, some soiling in the left margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1825
  • Overall size: 17,5 x 23,7 inch
  • Image size: 14,3 x 19,6 inch
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Description: Antique Map, titled: 'Plan de l'Ile Bouka. Expedition de la Corvette de S.M. la Coquille.' - A map of Buka Island, in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, in eastern Papua New Guinea. A small part of Bougainville Island shown in the lower edge. Shows the route of the Coquille, the route taken by Bougainville (1768) and the route of Perouse (1792). From Louis-Isidore Duperrey's "Voyage Autour du Monde", 1825.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Ambroise Tardieu'. Author: Louis-Isidore Duperrey. Engraved by Ambroise Tardieu. Maps drawn by Lottin and Duperrey. Author: Louis-Isidore Duperrey.