Territory Stories

Port Essington

Details:

Title

Port Essington

Photographer

Le Breton, Louis (1818-1866); Lasalle, Emile (1813-1871)

Photo number

PH1077/0004

Collection

Early Northern Territory Prints Collection; PictureNT; PictureNT

Date

1842

Location

Port Essington

Description

Printed at upper left "VOYAGE AU PÔLE SUD ET DANS L'OCÉANIE." Printed at upper right "ATLAS PITTORESQUE, PL. 118". Printed at lower left "Dessiné par L. LeBreton. Lith. par Emile Lassalle." Printed at lower centre "Gide éditeur. PORT ESSINGTON (Côte N. de l'Australie)" Printed at lower right "Imp. Lemercier, Benard et Co." Blind stamp at lower centre "GIDE Editeur Paris". In April 1839 Dumont D'Urville arrived at Victoria Settlement, Port Essington, only five months after its establishment. Louis Le Breton was a marine artist and was the official artist on the voyage of exploration under the command of Dumont D'Urville. Dpicted are a number of features, from left there are buildings on the high ground, the jetty and derrick, a number of ships and watercraft off-shore, a lighter, barrels, stove and cannon in the foreground.

Language

English

Subject

ships; seascapes

Digital format

3338 x 5000 pixels : 48bpp ; 97.81Mb, back 102.7Mb, jpeg 2.81Mb, back 2.95Mb.

Format

1 lithograph : hand-coloured ; 34.0 x 52.0 cm.

File type

image/tiff; image/jpeg

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/pdm

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/266857

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/266857

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/447173; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/447175


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