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'VILLAGE DE LA BIE DE LA MADRE DE DIOS' Marquesas Island Engraving 1841
'VILLAGE DE LA BIE DE LA MADRE DE DIOS' Marquesas Island Engraving 1841

'VILLAGE DE LA BIE DE LA MADRE DE DIOS' Marquesas Island Engraving 1841

Regular price $395.00 Sale

After the Venus's stay at the Galapagos Islands the ship left on the 15/7/38 for the Marquesas Islands and reached Fatu Hiva on 1/8/38, then to Hiva Oa and Fatu Haku. The local chief warmly welcomed the French and would four years later sign a document establishing French Sovereignty over the islands. The next three weeks were spent in a thorough survey os the islands.

From Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Venus 1836-1839.

Measurements: 

Image 8" x 11" Archive Matted 20" x 24" 

Condition:

Near mint, some very light foxing, see pictures for details 

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