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Rivière De S.t Dennis
Rivière De S.t Dennis (The Bourbon)
Paris del. Himely sc. de Sainson Edit. Finot imp.
Aquatint on india, plate 295 x 380mm (11½ x 15") with very large margins. Blind stamp with 'La Favorite' in the bottom margin. Some spotting in margins.
Part of a series "Voyage Autour du Monde par les Mers de l’Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830,1831,1832 sous le commandement de M. Laplace". Published in Paris in 1835 under the direction of Louise Auguste de Sainson. Under the command of Laplace, La Favorite explored Indian Ocean and the route to the Indies via the Strait of Malacca, between Sumatra and Malaysia, into the China Sea (1830-1832). A view of the River De St. Dennis, on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion. A man carries water from the river in pots and women wash clothes, nearby cows graze. A small hut can be seen in the middle ground. The mountainous terrain fills the distance.
[Ref: 54892]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Habitation A Mahé,
Habitation A Mahé, (Seychelles)
Paris del. Himely sc. de Sainson Edit. Finot imp.
Aquatint on india, plate 295 x 380mm (11½ x 15") with very large margins. Blind stamp with 'La Favorite' in the bottom margin. Some spotting in margins.
Part of a series "Voyage Autour du Monde par les Mers de l’Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830,1831,1832 sous le commandement de M. Laplace". Published in Paris in 1835 under the direction of Louise Auguste de Sainson. Under the command of Laplace, La Favorite explored Indian Ocean and the route to the Indies via the Strait of Malacca, between Sumatra and Malaysia, into the China Sea (1830-1832). A view of a house in Mahé; the largest island in the Seychelles archipelago, in the Indian Ocean off East Africa. The uniformed crew of the Favorite interact with the locals in an open space surrounded by a cluster of buildings. Trees and mountains can be seen in the distance.
[Ref: 54884]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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