Vue du Village de Nama. (Vanikoro.)
J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Lemercier. [Paris, n.d. c.1833.]
Lithograph. 330 x 519mm. 13 x 20½".
A view of the village of Nama, Vanikolo, Solomon Islands. French sailors arriving the bay greeted by the locals with gifts and small boats to help them reach the shoreline. Numbered 'Pl.183' upper right; from 'Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829. Publisher's blindstamp below title. After Louis Auguste de Sainson (1801 - 1887).
NLA: 2923270. Ex Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 18847] £180.00