[Timor] Naba Leba, Konig von Solor.
Engraving. 65 x 95mm. Foxing.
Naba-leba, King of the island of Solor, Timor, 1801-1803. Copy of French engraving from Petit's illustration in the ‘Voyage de decouvertes aux terres Australes, execute par ordre de S M l'empereur et roi’, compiled by naturalist Francois Peron and published in Paris in 1815. The book is an account of the French cartographic survey expedition to Australia, 1800-1804, led by Thomas Nicolas Baudin.
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