La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup
COSTUMES DES HABITANTS DE MANILLE.
A very beautiful print, showing four elegant figures relaxing in a shady glade, two women recline and two stand chatting. This print is from the Voyages of La Perouse 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. Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse,
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Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Good margins, crisp clear impression very good condition. slight browning around edges but not effecting image Size: 40 x 25.5 cm.