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Letter of Jacques Arago, approximately 1841
Bib ID 7501273
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, sheet]
Author
Arago, J. (Jacques), 1790-1855
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [approximately 1841] 
0.03 m (1 folder) 
Summary

MS 10380 comprises a letter, written in French, dictated by Jacques Arago and signed by him in pencil, offering his correspondent the four volume 'Souvenirs' account of the Freycinet voyage. The letter is undated except for the month, September, but Arago comments that he has been blind for nearly four years, which suggests it was written in 1841.

Biography/History

Watercolourist and marine draughtsman. Jacques Arago was employed on Louis de Freycinet's officially-sponsored French expedition around the world aboard the Uranie in 1817-20. Further biographical information available at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1202224

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10380.

In French.

Subjects Arago, J. (Jacques), 1790-1855 -- Correspondence.  |  Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842.  |  Uranie (Ship)  |  Artists -- France -- Correspondence.  |  Watercolorists -- France -- Correspondence.  |  Drafters -- France -- Correspondence.  |  French -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- French.
Time Coverage 1841 
Occupation Draughtsmen and draughtswomen.
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