War dance, Island of Buru, 1826-1829.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

War dance, Island of Buru, 1826-1829.

Lemercier, de

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Lithograph by de Lemercier, drawn by Maurin after de Sainson. The 'resident', (governor of the Dutch colony of Indonesia), and his guests are entertained by islanders performing a war dance, accompanied by musicians. Illustration from 'Voyage de decouvertes de 'l'Astrolabe': execute par ordre du roi, pendant les annees 1826-1827-1828-1829' by French navigator Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), published in Paris in 1833. The book, (in English, 'Voyage of discovery of the 'Astrolabe': undertaken by order of the king, during the years 1826-1829'), is an account of a scientific expedition to the Pacific. Illustration from the atlas section of the book.
 

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