Louis DE SAINSON
print after France 1801 – 1887
Australia and Pacific 1826-29
draughtsman, intermediary 1792 – 1848
lithographer 1822 – 1830
Le Havre aux Huitres, dans le Port du Roi Georges. (N'elle. Hollande).
[Oyster Bay - King George Sound].
undesignated impression as issued , published state
print run unknown
printed image 22.9 (h) x 37.4 (w) cm
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The last of the French expeditions was that of Jules Dumont D’Urville, who visited King George Sound in October 1826. He concluded that it would be difficult to find a more suitable place to establish a colony and professed astonishment that the English had not already done so. Louis de Sainson was draughtsman on the voyage produced lithographs for the published account of the voyage.