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Voyage de la COQUILLE. Mollusques No. 1

Date: 1826 - 1830
Overall: 490 x 324 mm, 0.03 kg
Medium: Coloured engraving on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00017872
Place Manufactured:Paris

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    HistoryLouis Isidore Duperrey (1786-1865) conducted a voyage around the world in LA COQUILLE (1822-1825) with Dumont d'Urville as one of his officers. LA COQUILLE was later renamed l'ASTROLABE for Dumont d'Urville's expedition.

    Duperrey (1786-1865) published his account of his expedition as 'Voyage autour du Monde, executé per ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette La Coquille de sa Majesté, pendant les annies 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825... Paris: Firmin Didot for Arthus Bertrand, 1826-1830.

    The Zoological plates were published by Lesson and Garnot as 'Voyage autour du Monde... Zoologie. Paris: 1826-1830 in three volumes consisting of 155 engraved plates (153 hand-colored, two printed in sepia), by Countant after Lesson, L. Prevost, Pretre, Guerin, Vauthier and others.
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