Puffer fish, New Guinea, 1822-1825.

Legrand, H

Puffer fish, New Guinea, 1822-1825.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

Engraved plate by Legrand after Bevalet, 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 voyage (1822-1825) to 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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