Long-tailed falcon, New Guinea, 1822-1825.
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Long-tailed falcon, New Guinea, 1822-1825.

Coutant

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Engraved plate 10 by Coutant after Pretre, from 'Voyage autour du monde', ('Voyage round the world') by Louis Isidore Duperrey (1826). Duperrey (1786-1865), a French marine hydrographer, was the commander of the 'Coquille' during its world voyage (1822-1825) which included Chile, Peru, Polynesia, the Molucca Islands (Indonesia), New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) and Australia. The island of New Guinea is now divided between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
 

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