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Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790-1855) and Adrien Aimé Taunay (1803-1828)

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'A city of enchanting appearance, -- a vast and secure harbour, -- a forest of masts, -- the bustle of commerce, -- the wild songs of the blacks on board the craft, -- fishing vessels, -- quarrels among the boatmen, -- an unknown language, -- fruits that were new to me. I admired every thing, I enjoyed every thing.' J.Arago, Narrative
Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790-1855) and Adrien Aimé Taunay (1803-1828)

Bresil. Rio de Janeiro, 1817-1818: Vue de N.D. du bon voyage, prise de la rade de Rio Jro; Vue d'une partie du gd Aqueduc de Rio Janeiro; Vue du couvent des Bénédictins; 1re Vue prise dans la petite rade; 2me Vue prise dans la petite rade; Vue d'une partie de Rio Janeiro, prise du couvent St Antoine; Perdreira da Gloria; Vue de la montagne des signaux; Vue du Pain de Sucre et du fort Villegagnon, à Rio Janeiro; Source de l'Aqueduc de Rio de Janeiro; and Vue du Corcovado, au Bresil

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Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790-1855) and Adrien Aimé Taunay (1803-1828) Bresil. Rio de Janeiro, 1817-1818: Vue de N.D. du bon voyage, prise de la rade de Rio Jro; Vue d'une partie du gd Aqueduc de Rio Janeiro; Vue du couvent des Bénédictins; 1re Vue prise dans la petite rade; 2me Vue prise dans la petite rade; Vue d'une partie de Rio Janeiro, prise du couvent St Antoine; Perdreira da Gloria; Vue de la montagne des signaux; Vue du Pain de Sucre et du fort Villegagnon, à Rio Janeiro; Source de l'Aqueduc de Rio de Janeiro; and Vue du Corcovado, au Bresil ten signed 'Js Arago fecit', one signed and inscribed 'Js Arago ac Taunay fac..ant', three dated 1817, six dated 1818, all inscribed as titles, three further inscribed five pencil, six pen and ink and grey wash on paper 11 1/8 x 15in. (28.2 x 38.1cm.) and similiar 11 (11)
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