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Auction 151, Lot 709

"Village, Abandonne par les Naturels du Pays, et Situe sur le Sound du Roi George III, dans la Nouvelle-Hollande", Vancouver, George (Capt)

Subject: King George Sound, Australia

Period: 1800 (circa)


Color: Black & White

5.2 x 3.4 inches
13.2 x 8.6 cm

This fascinating small view shows an abandoned native village in King George Sound on the southern coast of Western Australia. Captain George Vancouver named the area when he arrived there in 1791, before moving on to Dusky Bay in New Zealand. Engraved by Tardieu.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression with faint scattered foxing. Remargined at top with old paper.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/19/2014