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Rare Antique Print-GUDMUNDUR SIVERTSEN-PORTRAIT-Durupt-Gaimard-Maurin-1842
- Antique print, titled: 'Plate 1 - Gudmundur Sivertsen.' - This plate shows a portrait of Gudmundur Sivertsen who was brought up in France 'under the protection of His Majesty King Louis Philippe'. Lithograph, chine-colle on vellin (wove) paper. Description: From: 'Voyage en Islande et au Groenland' by M. Paul Gaimard, published in Paris 1842.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Maurin' after 'Durupt'. Paul Gaimard (1793-1858) served on board the Uranie under Freycinet during his circumnavigation of the world, and was partly responsible for the zoological studies published as a result of that voyage. He later served under Dumont d'Urville on board the Astrolabe during the La Perouse search expedition in 1826-1829. Gaimard's voyage to Iceland embarked in 1835 in search of the expedition of Jean de Blosseville from whom nothing had been heard since 1833. No trace was found, but the present work is the result of Gaimard's extensive travels through Iceland, and contains many fine views. Condition: Good, given age. Light scattered foxing, mainly in the margins. Please note: the images are merged from multiple scans. Some irregularities in the sheet edges may occur as a result of this. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B4-02 The overall size is ca. 13.8 x 21.5 inch. The image size is ca. 10.8 x 14 inch. The overall size is ca. 35 x 54.7 cm. The image size is ca. 27.5 x 35.5 cm.
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Last Found On: 2017-10-24           Check availability:      ZVAB    


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