Vue de la Plage de Tikopia.
J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Lemercier. [Paris, n.d. c.1833.]
Lithograph. 330 x 519mm. 13 x 20½". Paper toning around the edges. Some spotting.
French explorers are helped in by the locals as they arrive at Tikopia beach, part of the Solomon Islands. Numbered 'Pl.173' 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).
See NLA: 1196893. Ex Norman Blackburn Collection.
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