La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup
MASSACRE DE MM. DE LANGLE, LAMANON ET DE DIX AUTRES DES DEUX ÉQUIPAGES
Scene showing the locals attacking voyagers as they disembark from their boats. From the Voyages of La Pérouse who set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 but his narrative, maps, and views survived and were published in 1797.
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Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Very good condition. slight browing around edges but not effecting image Size: 40 x 25.5 cm. (15 x 10 inches)