Various implements from the Society Islands, 1822-1825.

Tardieu, Ambroise

 
Various implements from the Society Islands, 1822-1825.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

Engraving by Ambroise Tardieu after Chazal, plate 6 from 'Voyage autour du monde' ('Voyage round the world') ('Voyage round the world') by Louis Isidore Duperrey (1826), showing tools from the Society Islands (now part of French Polynesia). These include paddles, fishing implements, and equipment for extracting coconut oil. Duperrey (1786-1865), a French marine hydrographer, was the commander of the 'Coquille' during its voyage (1822-1825) to Chile, Peru, Polynesia, the Molucca Islands (Indonesia), New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) and Australia.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas

image details