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Russia. Canoe of Tchotka, Tartary. Explored by La Perouse, c1798

Russia. Canoe of Tchotka, Tartary. Explored by La Perouse, c1798

by Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup, Comte de la

Antique Print of a Canoe of Tchotka, on the Gulf of Tartary.

Original copperplate engraving by Heath from the drawing by Blondela for "the Voyage of Monsieur La Perouse Around the World" published in London "as the Act directs" by G.G. and J. Robinson circa 1798. This crisply engraved graphic, has been nicely hand-coloured at a later date.

Jean-Francois De Galaup Comte de La Perouse (1741-1788), in Boussole and Astrolabe explored many regions that had not previously been visited by westerners prior to 1788. 

The size is 22 x 26cm

Stock Number: apGv48Price: $55.00

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