print after France 1796 – France 1868
draughtsman, intermediary France 1763 – 1869
Nouvelle-Hollande, Baie des Chiens marins. Camp de l'Uranie, sur la Presqu'île Péron.
[New Holland, Shark Bay. Camp of the Uranie on the Peron Peninsula.]
undesignated impression , published state
print run unknown
printed image 19.0 (h) x 26.8 (w) cm
The Wordsworth Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
In 1818 Louis de Freycinet made a scientific voyage to the north of Western Australia on the ship Uranie. Also aboard were Jacques Arago, a French writer, artist and explorer and J. Alphonse Pellion, a topographical draughtsman. They produced early records of Australian flora and fauna, and illustrated significant events from the journey.