Tomb near Doreri, New Guinea, 1822-1825.
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Engraved plate 33 from 'Voyage autour du monde' ('Voyage round the world') by Louis Isidore Duperrey (1826). An indigenous man sits near a thatched funerary monument at Doreri in the Doberai Peninsula, on what is now the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. 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.