[France] Etienne Marchand.
[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with large margins. Plate 134 x 82mm (5¼ x 3¼").
Etienne Marchand (1755-1793) the French captain, businessman and yachtsman. He led the Solide Expedition, which was the second successful circumnavigation by the French, which took place between 1790 and 1792. Little is known about the actual expedition and the exploration due to is commerical aims in the fur trade between the northwest American coast and China. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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