Tonga-Tabou 1826 Hand Colored Lithograph Of Tonga Sailing Canoes
Sailing canoes, Tonga, 1826-1829.
TONGA - JUNE 13:
Lithograph by Laurent after E Paris: large outrigger canoe called Vaca (1-2); double canoe called Calie belonging to Chief Palou (3-4); large oars used for steering (5), and paddles (6). Illustration from Voyage de decouvertes de l'Astrolabe: execute par ordre du roi, pendant les annees 1826-1827-1828-1829 by French navigator Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), published in Paris in 1833. The book, (in English, Voyage of discovery of the Astrolabe: undertaken by order of the king, during the years 1826-1829), is an account of a scientific expedition to the Pacific. Illustration from the atlas section of the book.
Image 11" x 15.5" Archive matted 20" x 24"
Very Good some very light foxing. See pictures for details.
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