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Aborigines. Australian Natives. Menschen aus Van-Diemens Land. Antique print c1815.

Aborigines. Australian Natives. Menschen aus Van-Diemens Land. Antique print c1815.

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by Baudin - Peron

Australian aborigines engraving published in Germany c1815. Menschen aus Van Diemens Land von der negerartigen Papuas Race. Portraits nach-Natur gezeichnet (People of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) and from the Papuan race. Australian Aborigines:  Grou Agara; Couriaga; Bara-Ourou; Paraberi; Arra-Maida (with child on back in kangaroo papoose).

Original stipple engraving (with later hand-colour) from a drawing by Nicolas Martin Petit (1777-1805) for The French Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands (1801-1804) by Nicolas Baudin (who met Flinders off the coast of South Australia).

This lovely engraving on watermarked paper, has two vertical folds to accommodate being slipped into the small German publication c1815 of Baudin's voyages. Mounted between antique-white conservation matt-board with protective cellophane covering, ready for framing. External measurement of mounted engraving is 34 x 28 cm (13 3/8 x 11 inches). Approximate size of engraving is 24 x 19 cm.

Stock Number: apAaB4Price: $66.00