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Vue des Iles de Amiraute engraving

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Vue des Iles de L'Amiraute


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Antique print relating to Australia


Depicts canoes in the Admiralty Islands. The name 'Admiralty Islands' was devised by Captain Philip Carteret of the British Royal Navy in 1767. They are also sometimes called the Manus Islands, after the largest island. These rainforest-covered islands form part of Manus Province, the smallest and least-populous province of Papua New Guinea. From Jacques-Julien Houtou de La Billardiere's (1755-1834) 'Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse', published in Paris, 1817 edition.

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artist After Jean Piron (1767/1771-1796)
method Copper-line engraving
date 1817
size 300mm by 445mm (platemark)
SKU AU5445