PCT-56807

Plan de l'Ile Narcisse - De l'Ile Moller - De l'ile Clermont-Tonnerre - Tardieu (1825)

  • Technic: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark
  • Condition: Good, given age. Top of the three maps with some faint soiling. A thumbmark in the top left of the lowest of the maps. Right margin soiled. Some creasing in the lower margin, soiling in the lower left. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1825
  • Overall size: 17,4 x 23,9 inch
  • Image size: 14,3 x 19,6 inch
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Description: Antique Map, titled: 'Plan de l'Ile Narcisse; Plan de l'Ile Moller; Plan de l'ile Clermont-Tonnerre.' - Three maps on one sheet of islands in the Tuamotus or the Tuamotu Archipelago (formerly Dangerous Archipel). These are a French Polynesian chain of almost 80 islands and atolls. All three maps also show a profile of the island depicted on the map.

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.