Item #CL173-3 View Of Macao In China. After Gaspard Duché de Vancy, French.
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View Of Macao In China

1798. Engraving, text including artist, title and date in plate below image, 25.2 x 33.9cm. Minor foxing overall, discolouration to margins.

Text includes “No. 40. de Vancy del’t. Heath Sulp’t. Published as the Act directs, Nov’r 1st, 1798, by G.G. & I. Robinson, Pater Noster Row, London.” Duché de Vancy was the appointed draughtsman on the fateful expedition commanded by Jean-François de La Pérouse. Sailing on La Boussoleon, they reached Botany Bay in January 1788 and were shipwrecked on their return in the Santa Cruz Islands. Ref: DAAO.

Item #CL173-3

Price (AUD): $1,750.00  other currencies

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