J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Lemercier. [Paris, n.d. c.1833.]
Lithograph. 330 x 519mm. 13 x 20˝". Paper toning around the edges. Some spotting.
A view of the Dutch Residence on the Island of Buru, within the Maluku Islands of Indonesia. A sentry on guard speaking to locals outside as a herder leaves the main entrance with two cows. Numbered 'Pl.205' 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: 2926355. Ex Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 18848] £220.00