Etablissement Anglais A Port-Essington [NT]. Émile Lassalle, French.
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Etablissement Anglais A Port-Essington [NT]

c1846. Tinted lithograph, text including artist and title above and below image, 26 x 38.6cm. Repaired tears to image upper centre, left and margins. Laid down on acid-free tissue.

Text reads “Voyage au Pole de Sud et dans l’Oceanie. Atlas pittoresque, pl. 119. Dessine par Goupil, lithe par Emile Lassalle. Gide editeur. Lith de Thierry freres, Paris. Cote de N. de l’Australie.”

Port Essington, in the Northern Territory, is the site of an early attempt by the British to establish a settlement on Australia’s northern coastline, but was abandoned in 1849. Ref: Wiki.

Very rare early view of the Northern Territory.

Item #CL187-19

Price (AUD): $3,850.00  other currencies

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