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Naturels de la Tasmanie Pechant des Coquillages / Dasyures devorant un Phoque

Date: 1834
Dimensions:
Overall: 272 x 179 mm, 0.003 kg
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00017946
Place Manufactured:Paris
Related Place:Tasmania,

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    Description
    A page featuriung two engravings. The first is titled 'Naturels de la Tasmanie pechant des coquillages' (Natural Tasmania fishing for shellfish) and the bottom is titled 'Dasyures devorant un Phoque' ('Dasyures/quolls devouring a seal'). This page shows Plate XLII Volume 2 from Dumont d'Urville's 'Voyage pittoresque autour du monde'. Paris: L. Tenré et Henri Dupuy'.
    The bottom print is based on an image by Charles Alexandre Leseur that appeared in 'Atlas historique : du Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes' and formed part of Francois Peron's publication 'Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes' from 1807 - 1816.
    Additional Titles

    Secondary title: Tasmanian aborigines fishing for shellfish / Quolls devouring a seal

    Primary title: Naturels de la Tasmanie Pechant des Coquillages / Dasyures devorant un Phoque

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