C.C. Robin.Verfasser der Voyage dans l'interieur de la Louisiane.
[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with very large margins. Plate 114 x 76mm (4½ x 3").
Charles-Cesar Robin travelled to Louisiana between 1803 and 1805. His three-volume publication described his travels in the West Indies, Pensacola, and Louisiana. As a scientist and author he vividly described the distinctive lifestyle and customs of the Louisiana Acadians and the New Oreleans Creoles. Very little is known about him, but he was a widower, and he went to America with his only son, who died of yellow fever after their arrival. American interest. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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