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Auction 182, Lot 744

"Oceanie", Tardieu, Ambroise

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1836 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 13.2 inches
42.7 x 33.5 cm

This handsome map spans the South Pacific Ocean with the various island groups delineated by hand coloring. It depicts Indochina, the Malay Archiepelago, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and the western coast of North America. There is little to no inland detail, but place names line the coasts and islands. Surrounded by a keyboard-style border.


Condition: A

A crisp impression with a few faint dampstains confined to the margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 4/28/2021