Die Corvette Astrolabe in Gefahr an den Felsen de Insel Leighs zu scheitern. (New-Ireland.) T.58.
Lithograph. 254 x 356mm. 10 x 14".
The Astrolabe, the exploration ship of the French Navy, famous for her travels with Jules Durmont d'Urville (1790-1842), who explored the south and western Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica. Here off the coast of New Ireland part of the Bismark archipelago and Papua New Guinea. From a German translation of: Voyage de la corvette L'Astrolabe.
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