PCT-56825

Plan de l'extremite septentrionale du Recif de D'entrecasteaux (..) - Tardieu (1833)

  • Technic: Engraving on wove paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. A few small stains (foxing) in the image and margins. Two small tears in the lower margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1833
  • Overall size: 19 x 25,4 inch
  • Image size: 15,8 x 17,1 inch
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Description:  Antique map, titled: 'Plan de l'extremite septentrionale du Recif de D'entrecasteaux. Carte Particuliere d'un partie de l'Ile Rossel (Louisiade). Plan des Iles Laughlan.'

Maps of the Laughlan Islands (Waboma and Budelun islands, east of Papua New Guinea), Rossel Island (one of the Louisiades) and a map of the reef north of New Caledonia, d'Entrecasteaux Reef. Islands in the Coral and Solomon Seas. The route of the Astrolabe is indicated. Map no. 25 from the atlas volume of Dumont D'Urville's "Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe", published in Paris: J. Tastu, 1833.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Ambroise Tardieu' after 'Paris & Gressien'. Engraved by Ambroise Tardieu.