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Nouvelle Caledonie

Date: c 1835
Dimensions:
Overall: 240 x 145 mm, 0.005 kg
Medium: Coloured engraving on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00031485

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    Description
    New Caledonian woman wearing a grass skirt.
    SignificanceOne of eleven costume studies of South Seas' and East Indies' islanders, illustrating Freycinet's circumnavigation account 'Voyage autour du monde'.
    HistoryThis plate, No. 16, is from 'Bibliothèque universelle des voyages, effectués par mer ou par terre dans les diverses parties du monde, depuis les premières découvertes jusqu'a nos jours' by Albert Étienne de Montémont, published by Armand-Aubrée, Paris 1833. Volumes 1 - 21 are subtitled 'Voyages Autour de Monde'. This plate is referenced to both Cook and Dumont d'Urville.


    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Plate 16. New Caledonia

    Primary title: Nouvelle Caledonie

    Related People
    Engraver: Choubard

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