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Artist: Auguste Etienne Francois Mayer (1805-1890) after Le Breton
Title: Ilot Basattique dans la Baie Sarah’s Bosom (Iles Auckland)
Method: Tinted lithograph
Size: 180mm by 320mm (image) 330mm by 525mm (sheet)
Id Number: 03790
Description: Tinted lithograph published by Gide in Paris in 1846. Blind Stamp of publisher below title area.
A striking view of one of Dumont D’Urville’s ships at anchor in the Aucklands.
French aristocrat, Jules Sebastian Cesar [1710-1842], (Dumont D’Urville) was a navigator and geographer. He made significant contribution to the mapping of Australia, Antarctica and the southern Pacific hemisphere. This lithograph is from his 'Voyage au Pôle Sud et en Océanie'.
Some overall toning and discolouration.
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