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Plate 14. Otarie Australe, Femelle (Nouvelle Hollande) : Voyage de l' ASTROLABE. Zoologie. Mammiferes

Date: 1833
Dimensions:
Overall: 478 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00001467
Place Manufactured:Paris

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    Coloured engraving titled 'Voyage de l' ASTROLABE. Zoologie. Mammiferes Plate 14. Otarie Australe, Femelle (Nouvelle Hollande)'. From the work 'Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe' by Dumont d' Urville published in Paris in 1833. Female Australian sea lion, Western Port, Victoria.
    'Southern Sea Lion'
    SignificanceThe French explorers of the La Perouse expedition showed real interest in indigenous watercraft throughout the voyage, and many are illustrated in 'Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse'.
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