The 'Coquille' at Pointe Venus, island of Tahiti, 1822-1825.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

The 'Coquille' at Pointe Venus, island of Tahiti, 1822-1825.

Tardieu, Ambroise

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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Engraving by Ambroise Tardieu after Chazal, plate 8 from 'Voyage autour du monde' ('Voyage round the world') (1826) by Louis Isidore Duperrey. 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.
 

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