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Plate XXX Mollusques et Zoophytes

Date: 1807
Dimensions:
Overall: 354 x 263 mm, 0.015 kg
Display Dimensions: 354 x 263 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00017870
Place Manufactured:Paris

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    Description
    An engraving of individual illustrations of mollucs and zoophytes based on drawings by Charles Alexandre Lesueu.
    The page is Plate XXX 'Mollusques et Zoophytes' from the account of Captain Nicolas Baudin's expedition 'Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes' by Francois Peron and Louis de Freycinet, 1807. Engraved by the Lambert brothers (Frès. Lambert) after Charles Alexandre Lesueur with Jacques Gerard Milbert (direx).
    SignificanceThis lithograph reflects 19th Century scientific interest in Natural History; detailed documentation and specimen collection of unknown or unfamiliar marine animal species was a feature of the methodology adhered to by scientists accompanying 19th Century voyages of discovery.
    HistoryPlate XXX from 'Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes ... Partie Historique' by Francois Peron and de Freycinet.
    The individual illustrations of mollucs and zoophytes on this page are titled 1. Pyrosoma atlanticum n. 1A. Coupe longitudinale du pyrosoma 2. Cuveria carisochroma n. 2A. Cuveria vue en dessus 3. Salpa cyanogaster n. 3A. Salpa antheliophora n. 4.Spirulea prototypos n. 4A. Coupe du test 4b. Portion grossie 5. Loligo cardioptera n. 5[A]. Calmar cardiptere n. 6. Velella scaphidia n (dessus). 6A. Velella scaphidia n. (Dessous).


    Additional Titles

    Primary title: Plate XXX Mollusques et Zoophytes

    Primary title: Plate 30 Molluscs and Zoophytes

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