Antique Map, Plan du Port des Francais, 1797. – KittyPrint
Plan Du Port Des Francais 1797. Maps

Antique Map, Plan du Port des Francais, 1797.

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Plan du Port des Francais sur la Cote du Nord-oest de l'Amerique decouvert 1786.
North west America, showing Lituya Bay located within Glacier Bay National Park, along Alaska's south eastern coast.

Jean-Francois de Galaup Comte de la Perouse (1741-1788) commanded a French expedition with the frigates La Boussole and L'Astrolabe to complete Cook's Surveys. 
Copperplate engraved chart by Herault and engraved  by Bouclet, hand coloured.
In 1788 the expedition was ship wrecked, but the charts were saved and were published by L.Aubert in "Atlas Du Voyage de la Perouse"1797. 

Size 70 x 56 cm. Condition Good.

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