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Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, commandant de deux frégates Françaises envoyées, en 1791, à la recherche de Mr de Lapeyrouse, 1806? [picture]
Bib ID 5694789
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description 1806? 
1 print : engraving, hand col. ; image 13.2 x 8.8 cm., on sheet 19.9 x 12.3 cm. 
Biography/History

Bruni d'Entrecasteaux was a French admiral and navigator who explored the Australian coast in 1792 while looking for the La Pérouse expedition missing since it departed Botany Bay in 1788.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription.

Inscriptions: "Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, commandant de deux frégates Françaises envoyées, en 1791, à la recherche de Mr de Lapeyrouse"--Printed below image; "IIIe. Soucrip. (Tom. IVe. Cahier)"--Printed upper left over image.

Condition: Foxing.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138083469

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2011. 
Subjects Entrecasteaux, Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni, chevalier d', 1737-1793.  |  entrecasteaux  |  Admirals -- France -- Portraits.  |  Explorers -- France -- Portraits.
Occupation Admirals.  |  Explorers.

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