Baie Jervis. Nouvelle Hollande. (Jervis Bay, New Holland).
Louis de Sainson (1801–1887)
Dumont D'Urville. Jules. 'Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe'. Paris: J. Tastu, 1833
Page or Plate number
lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone
22.8 x 33.8 cm (printed image)
white wove paper
33.1 x 49.4 cm (sheet)
undesignated impression as issued
print run unknown
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed lower right verso in black pencil, 'NO4/TRR'.
View of the French exploration ship 'Astrolabe' moored in Jervis Bay, New South Wales. On the beach a sailor is talking to a two Australian Aboriginal men while another sits close by. Another three sailors can be seen on a distictive rock formation (that no longer exists) on the right.
National Gallery of Australia
Meeting 3, 2005/2006 (2005-12-07)
Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, December 2005.
Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales | Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: French
Sainson, Louis de. | (1801–1887) French | Male | artist