print after France 1778 – France 1846
engraver France 1728 – 1808
François Denis NEE
engraver 1732 – 1817
printer, intaglio France 1789 – France 1870
Nouvelle Hollande: Terre d'Endracht Cabanes des Naturels de la Presque île Peron.
[New Holland: Eendracht Land. Aboriginal huts, Peron Peninsula.]
undesignated impression with later hand-colouring , published state
print run unknown
printed image 14.6 (h) x 20.8 (w) cm
The Wordsworth Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The most important French voyage was that ofNicolas Baudin on the Géographe in 1800–1803. He sighted Cape Leeuwin on 27 May 1801, and sailed north along the Western Australian coast. Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicholas Petit were employed to illustrate Baudin’s record of the journey.