26 September 2002
Chart inscribed 'Plan d'une partie & la côte de I'Ile de Diemen comprise entre les paralleles des caps Sud des Iles Maria & Schouten levé par le lieut. de Vaisseau Lis. Freycinet sur la Naturaliste ventose An 10 [February-March 1802]', autograph manuscript on paper (watermark: Beehive - HONIG - J.H. & Z), by Henri de Freycinet, after a survey by his brother Louis, ink and watercolour, grid in pencil, scale, soundings, and markings denoting the position of both the Géographe and the Naturaliste, also border in ink, with some contemporary annotations in pencil (nautical directions) including an alteration to the coastline, autograph annotation by Freycinet ('toute cette partie de cote est tres boisée' [wooded], margins soiled, not affecting chart, 18¼ x 26¼in. (46.3 x 66.5cm.), Tasmania (east coast), February 1802.
A fine detailed survey of the eastern coast of Tasmania including Cape Bougainville, part of Maria Island and Oyster Bay.
This chart is annotated on the verso in a nineteenth-century hand 'No 7'. This is in the same hand as Lots 2 and 12.
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