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Native of Australia. Menschen aus Neu-Holland antique print c1815.

Native of Australia. Menschen aus Neu-Holland antique print c1815.

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by Baudin - Peron

Engraving of Australian aboriginals, published in Germany c1815. Menschen aus Neu-Holland von der Malayischen Race. Portraits nach-Naturgezeichnet. (People of New Holland (Australia) from the Malaysian race. Portraits of Natives). Australian Aborigines:  Y-Erran-Gou-La-Ga; Gnoung-a-Gnoung-a, Mour-Re-Mour-Ga; Cour-rou-Bari-gal; Ou-Re-Kine; Noru Gal Derri zum Kampf gehend (going to fight).

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: apAaB3Price: $99.00