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Iles Celebes

Date: c 1835
Dimensions:
Overall: 235 x 155 mm, 0.006 kg
Medium: Coloured engraving on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00031492

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    Description
    Turbaned warrior from Celebes wearing a patterned loin cloth, armed with a feathered spear and long shield.
    SignificanceOne of eleven costume studies of South Seas' and East Indies' islanders illustrating De Freycinet's circumnavigation account 'Voyage autour du monde'.
    HistoryThis plate 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 illustrates Dumont d'Urville's visit to Celebes in 1828 in the ASTROLABE.

    Additional Titles

    Primary title: Iles Celebes

    Assigned title: Celebes Islands [Sulawesi]

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